Oct 17, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Seahawks CB Brandon Browner denies he’s facing one-year PED suspension


On Monday afternoon, a report surfaced from Mike Silver of the NFL Network that Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner was once again facing a PED-related suspension from the league. Since the initial reports, plenty of others have come forward to confirm Browner is facing a one-year suspension, but he isn’t convinced.

In fact, Browner took to social media to deny that he is facing a one-year PED-related suspension.

Browner missed the final four games of last season for a PED-related suspension, so his next suspension under the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy would have landed him an eight-game suspension.

As it turns out, there seems to be growing evidence that Browner is facing a one-year ban, but he is right that it is not PED-related.

Instead, it appears that the latest suspension for a Seahawks cornerback is for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, not performance-enhancing drug policy. Currently, Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond III is also facing a four-game suspension for violating the substance-abuse policy.

Much like last season, the suspensions are piling on the Seahawks secondary, along with injuries. It is good that they have a deep group, but their depth is about to be serious challenged.

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  • JessieAnderson

    Weed strikes again.

  • http://sportbiomech.blogspot.com/ Sport Biomechanics

    After a early season lull, Seattle is making a comeback and now in 1st place in the PED Rankings

    http://nflcrimerankings.blogspot.com/2013/11/brandon-browner-gets-1-year-ban-for-peds.html

    • skeletony

      False. Weed is not a PED.

  • Adam

    Weed just relaxes your mind and it doesn’t provide any enhancement performance, in fact it may make your body weaker. But alcohol Kills thousands of innocent people and it is legal.