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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Raiders CB Nevin Lawson suspended four games due to PEDs

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The Oakland Raiders will be without cornerback Nevin Lawson for the first four games of the upcoming season.

Lawson announced on Twitter Monday that he has been suspended for a violation of the league’s performance-enhancing drugs policy. Lawson says he tested positive for ostarine, an illegal substance that can mimic testosterone. Lawson said in his statement he unknowingly ingested the substance.

Lawson, 28, signed a one-year deal with the Raiders in March after spending the first five seasons of his career with the Detroit Lions. The former fourth-round pick out of Utah State had 53 tackles and five passes defended last season. He was set to make $3.02 million this season.

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