NFL: No Johnson Suspension Yet

Photo by: Jeff Fusco.

Photo by: Jeff Fusco.

Lane Johnson could be facing a suspension, but it hasn’t been handed down yet.

Paul Domowitch reported that the right tackle tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and will miss the first four games.

When asked to confirm the report, an NFL spokesperson replied: “We have no information on him.”

Does that mean no suspension has been handed down from the league?

“Correct.”

Johnson is not necessarily out of the woods. Players typically learn of a positive test before the league office. It’s possible, then, that his camp is aware of the failed drug test and it simply hasn’t hit the league offices yet.

Around The Web


Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to ban impersonators and remove comments that contain personal attacks, threats, or profanity, or are flat-out offensive. By posting here, you are permitting Philadelphia magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.