Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon has been suspended for at least the final eight games of the year under the NFL's substances of abuse policy, the team announced. It's the same thing that kept him out the first four games of this season. Nice job, guy.
The statement from GM David Caldwell:
“All of us who are a part of the Jaguars family care very deeply about Justin and his well-being. That said, he must be held accountable and accept the consequences announced today by the NFL. His suspension will provide him the opportunity to receive the attention and professional treatment necessary to overcome his challenges, and we will support him during this time. The Jacksonville Jaguars will evaluate Justin's status once he has successfully met the criteria to be considered for reinstatement to the league.”
The suspension is indefinite, but Blackmon will be eligible to apply for reinstatement before the 2014 season. Is there any way this team avoids 0-16?