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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:01 pm    Post subject: Jags WR Justin Blackmon is suspended for four games by NFL Reply with quote

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Jaguars former first-round pick WR Justin Blackmon is being suspended four games by the NFL, per league sources. More on NFL Live now.


http://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/statuses/329324223837376512



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Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon has been suspended 4 games, as @AdamSchefter reported. For violating Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.


https://twitter.com/RapSheet/statuses/329326441974087680

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Blackmon's suspension should also void $10,772,248 of guarantees in his '13-'15 contract years.


http://twitter.com/corryjoel/statuses/329327918612348928
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is this for what happened last year?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Blackmon's suspension should also void $10,772,248 of guarantees in his '13-'15 contract years.


http://twitter.com/corryjoel/statuses/329327918612348928
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Must be on Jimmy Smith plan.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

good grief. there is just no accounting for stupid.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jags wrote:
Is this for what happened last year?
Has to be something new.


We were all excited about the draft class, it's only fitting this clown screws up that high with...well...his own.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://twitter.com/APMarkLong/status/329332791777058816
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Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon in statement: "Iíve made a mistake and I have no excuse." He likely voids part of contract


https://twitter.com/JohnOehser/status/329331646371332096
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Blackmon: "Iíve made a mistake and I have no excuse. I am truly sorry and disappointed in myself for putting the Jaguars in this situation"


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Justin Blackmon statement: "Iíve made a mistake and I have no excuse. I am truly sorry and disappointed in myself for putting the Jaguars in this situation, and I look forward to putting this behind me and maturing and growing as a person. I will have a productive training camp and pre-season with my team, and during the suspension I will work hard to stay in top football shape and be ready to help the Jaguars when I return. I have chosen to be accountable for my poor decision, and I sincerely apologize to my teammates, coaches, the front office and Jaguars fans for the impact of my mistake on the team."

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nooooo... deja vu. Sad
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

League sources say he was suspended because Jaguars.

But really, this sucks. Blackmon is a moron.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A would this be a good trade Blackmon for Mallet with one of the their rookie Wr's they just drafted.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

what did he do to get suspended?? was it from the DUI he got last year?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, Adam
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

iPwn wrote:
https://twitter.com/APMarkLong/status/329332791777058816
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Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon in statement: "Iíve made a mistake and I have no excuse." He likely voids part of contract


https://twitter.com/JohnOehser/status/329331646371332096
Quote:
Blackmon: "Iíve made a mistake and I have no excuse. I am truly sorry and disappointed in myself for putting the Jaguars in this situation"


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Justin Blackmon statement: "Iíve made a mistake and I have no excuse. I am truly sorry and disappointed in myself for putting the Jaguars in this situation, and I look forward to putting this behind me and maturing and growing as a person. I will have a productive training camp and pre-season with my team, and during the suspension I will work hard to stay in top football shape and be ready to help the Jaguars when I return. I have chosen to be accountable for my poor decision, and I sincerely apologize to my teammates, coaches, the front office and Jaguars fans for the impact of my mistake on the team."


lol. He has 'chosen to be accountable' for his poor decision?

ok Justin. Good choice. Rolling Eyes


Anyway, have fun Mr.Gabbert, this ought to help you prove yourself. Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think he means he's going to take the punishment and not appeal, trying to get it reduced/delayed like most players do. Still, poor choice of words.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FREDDY T wrote:
what did he do to get suspended?? was it from the DUI he got last year?
No. Your first offense puts you in the NFL's substance abuse program, but you aren't fined, suspended and the info isn't released.

So either the DUI put him in the program (my guess) or he's failed two drug tests in the last year. Either way, this was a second offense.

Next offense, he's suspended for a year.

Oh! By the way, remember when he promised to stop drinking? Yeah, he was drinking at a barbecue this past weekend.

He needs help. Because he's going to ruin his career, and possibly his life.
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