Bryant drops appeal as suspension begins immediately
|2016-03-14 13:24:46.0- -||
According to reports, former Clemson receiver Martavis Bryant will drop his appeal of his suspension for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. His minimum one-year suspension will begin immediately.
The NFL has released a statement regarding Martavis Bryant's suspension.
"Martavis Bryant of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been suspended without pay for a minimum of one year for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Bryant’s suspension begins immediately."
Bryant was forced to serve a four-game suspension in 2015 for violating the NFL substance abuse policy. He returned to the Steelers had caught six touchdowns in 11 games.
Bryant was selected in the 4th round, (118th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft after a Clemson career where he had 61 receptions and 13 touchdowns.
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