NFL upholds 10-game suspension of Eagles RT Lane Johnson

EMBED </>More News Videos

Lane Johnson is suspended for 10 games. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

The NFL has upheld the 10 game suspension of Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances for a second time.

Johnson, who has criticized the NFLPA regarding supplement use, will be eligible to return to the Eagles' active roster on Monday, December 19 following the team's December 18 game against the Baltimore Ravens.

The next game following that will be on December 22nd against the New York Giants.

Johnson was suspended for four games in 2014 after he tested positive for a banned substance. Johnson said he had taken a prescribed medication without checking with the Eagles' medical staff.


ESPN contributed to this report.
Related Topics:
sportsAction News SportsPhiladelphia Eagles
(Copyright ©2016 WPVI-TV. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments