Vikings WR Michael Floyd suspended four games

Vikings WR Michael Floyd suspended four games

The NFL has suspended Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd without pay for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating its substance-abuse policy. He had a blood alcohol level of.217 when he was arrested, and on February 17 he was sentenced to 24 days in jail and 96 days under house arrest.

Floyd will be allowed to participate in all preseason practices and games, but he can't return to the active roster October 2.

Last month, Floyd was ordered to spend a day in jail by an Arizona judge after violating terms of his house arrest.

Floyd pled guilty to an extreme DUI case in December back in Arizona, a sentencing that ended his five-year stint with the Cardinals. Floyd maintained that he didn't consume alcohol but blamed the positive test on the Kombucha tea that he drank.

The suspension is two games more than the National Football League minimum for such a violation.

"Do I believe it?" Floyd told authorities he had drank Kombucha tea, which he hadn't realized contained alcohol.

The former star at Notre Dame and native of Minnesota, signed a deal with the Vikings during the offseason, but after the deal, found himself in even more trouble.

"I feel like we need to (talk)", Bryant told ESPN.

"Floyd is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and games", the statement reads.

"I said, 'If I find out you're lying to me, I'm going to cut you, ' " Zimmer said. He did win a championship after he was claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots, although he was inactive for the AFC Championship Game and the Super Bowl. He finished his sentence and an extra day in jail.

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