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Voice of the Redskins: DE Jarvis Jenkins suspended for PEDs

Posted on: 5:37 pm, July 26, 2013, by , updated on: 11:40pm, July 26, 2013

Washington Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins will be suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, the NFL announced Friday.

In a statement, Jenkins said he was “shocked and confused” by the ruling.

“It’s an obscure substance that I’ve never even heard of, and I still don’t know how it got into my body,” Jenkins said. “My only guess is that it came from one of the supplements I was taking around the time of the test, even though none of them listed anything banned.”

Jenkins will be eligible to return to the Redskins’ active roster Monday, Sept. 30.