NFL suspends Cowboys offensive lineman La’el Collins 5 games

By Barry Werner

The Dallas Cowboys suffered a tough loss Thursday in the final seconds against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

It looks like the 0-1 team that wears the star on its helmet will endure another one a day later.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting Dallas offensive tackle La’el Collins has been suspended for 5 games.

The cause for the ban is violating the NFL’s policy and program on substances of abuse, a source told Schefter.

Dallas was without star lineman Zack Martin for the loss to Tampa Bay due to COVID-19 protocols

Collins was expected to be a first-round pick in 2015 but wound up signing with the Cowboys as a free agent after being falsely associated with a murder in Louisiana.

He missed all of last season with a hip injury.


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