New Orleans Saints defensive deal with David Onyemata launched a press release Friday on Instagram saying he’ll serve a multiple-game suspension after testing constructive for a banned substance.
“I used to be knowledgeable by the NFLPA yesterday that I’ve examined constructive for a banned substance leading to a suspension for a part of the 2021 NFL season. Whereas I used to be definitely stunned and disenchanted with this information, I’m accountable for what I put in my physique. As I’ve by no means knowingly taken something that would trigger a constructive check, we’re at present within the strategy of testing the dietary supplements I used to be taking on the time of the check. Regardless, I’m dedicated to being extra conscious of any treatment and dietary dietary supplements which will include substances banned by the NFL.”
Onyemata didn’t point out how lengthy he’s anticipated to be out however the Saints will definitely miss their greatest defensive deal with.
The 28-year-old defensive deal with comes off a 2020 season through which he posted profession highs in sacks (6.5), tackles for loss (10), QB hits (16) and pressures (24).