Jets' Lee suspended 4 games by NFL for substance abuse
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.
AP Pro Football Writer
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - New York Jets linebacker Darron Lee has been suspended four games by the NFL for violating its substance abuse policy.
The league announced the suspension Friday, a few hours after the Jets completed their last full practice before leaving for Buffalo to play the Bills on Sunday.
The suspension begins immediately, meaning Lee will sit out the team's final four games of the season.
The 24-year-old Lee was having his best season since being drafted 20th overall in 2016 out of Ohio State. He ranked second on the Jets in total tackles with 99 and his three interceptions were tied for the league lead among linebackers. Lee also had six tackles for loss and six passes defensed.
More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL
Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Kamala Harris speaks to a crowd of supporters at UTRGV on Friday
Candidates for Hidalgo County 464th District Court pitch qualifications to voters
McAllen International Airport adds new safety features amid pandemic
Beto O'Rourke goes door to door in Mission to encourage people to...
Breaking: Edinburg police find two dead bodies inside home