Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount have been suspended for the beginning of the 2015-2016 regular season for marijuana possession. ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted earlier that Blount, who was orginally on the Steelers, was suspended for one game for possession of marijuana. Bell received a three game suspension for a DUI charge as well as drug possession. Bell was one of the best running backs for the 2014-2015 season, leading the NFL in yards from scrimmage with 2,215 yards (rushing and receiving), scoring 11 touchdowns, and earning his first trip to the Pro Bowl. Once LeGarrette Blount was released from the Steelers he signed with the Patriots and helped carry them to a Super Bowl win this past February. Both Bell and Blount have the right to appeal their suspensions.
Check out First Take’s Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless reaction to the arrest in August.