New York, NY (Sports Network) - New England Patriots defensive end Jermaine
Cunningham has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on
His suspension begins immediately and he will be eligible to return
to the active roster on Dec. 24.
Cunningham is the second Patriots player this month to be disciplined in such
a manner. Running back Brandon Bolden received a 4-game suspension on Nov. 9
for testing positive for a banned substance.
A third-year player out of Florida, Cunningham has appeared in all 11 games
this season, starting three, and recorded 23 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks.
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