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Jets’ star Sheldon Richardson suspended for violating NFL substance abuse policy

New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson.
New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson. The Associated Press

New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was suspended four games by the NFL on Thursday.

Richardson, the former Mizzou star, was suspended for violating the “NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.”

Richardson took to Twitter to apologize:

Here is the statement he put out:

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