(SportsNetwork.com) – Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan will reportedly
be suspended for the entire 2015 season for yet another violation of the NFL’s
NFL.com and ESPN have each said Jordan, a repeat offender, will not appeal the
latest penalty. NFL.com said the suspension is the result of a diluted sample,
an indication he may have been trying to mask what was in his system.
Jordan missed six games last year for violating the drug policy.
The NFL had initially suspended Jordan last July for the first four games of
2014 after he tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance
during the offseason. That penalty was later rescinded after two games when
the league and the players association reached an agreement on a new drug
policy, but another violation forced him to sit for another four games.
In 10 games last season, just one as a starter, Jordan notched 20 tackles with
The Dolphins traded up in the 2013 draft to select Jordan with the third
overall pick. The Oregon product has just three sacks and 46 tackles in 26
games over two seasons.
Jordan was the only player who didn’t report for voluntary workouts last week.