Sep 19, 2014 5:52 PM
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has been suspended for the second time this year for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy, and he must sit out the next four games without pay.
As a result, he'll miss the season's first six games.
Jordan was first suspended July 3 after testing positive for a prohibited stimulant. That suspension, originally for four games, was lifted Friday under terms of the league's new policy on performance-enhancing substances that took effect Wednesday.
As the Dolphins were notified that the suspension was lifted, they were advised of the second suspension, coach Joe Philbin said.
Jordan will be eligible to rejoin practice and return to the Dolphins' active roster Oct. 20.
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