By Jeremiah Delgado
There will be a lot of players returning from suspension this week other then Tom Brady. Here are all of the players returning from suspension this week.
Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots
All of the fans in New England can now rest easy as Brady will return from his suspension this week to play the Cleveland Browns. As you may know, he was suspended for his part in the “Deflategate” scandal. After failing to put up any points against the Buffalo Bills, the Patriots will be glad to have him back.
Rob Ninkovich, DE, New England Patriots
The Patriots will also get back a player on the other side of the ball. Rob Ninkovich, who’s a big piece of the Patriots’ defense, will return and give them a needed boost at the pass rush position. His suspension was for testing positive for a banned substance.
Marcell Dareus, DT, Buffalo Bills
Coming off a strong performance against the Patriots, the Buffalo Bills will get back former All-Pro Marcell Dareus. This defense has lost so many pieces that it will be great to get one back. Dareus was lost for four games after he violated the league’s Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.
DeMarcus Lawrence, DE, Dallas Cowboys
One of the more underrated defenses in the league has been the Dallas Cowboys. Their big problem is the inability to rush the passer. They are tied for third-worst in the league with only six sacks, but DeMarcus Lawrence will provide a boost as he returns from suspension from a failed drug test.
Aaron Lynch, OLB, San Francisco 49ers
After losing Navorro Bowman for the season, the San Francisco 49ers gain back the loss at linebacker with Aaron Lynch. He also returns 30 pounds lighter and gives the 49ers an added rusher. Lynch failed a drug test and violated the league’s drug policy as well.
Jalen Collins, CB, Atlanta Falcons
Nobody envisioned the Atlanta Falcons to have such a great start to the season, but their problem lies on defense. Jalen Collins will help add depth to their secondary and give a hand to the team that has allowed the second-most passing yards per game. He was flagged and suspended after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.
Aaron Colvin, CB, Jacksonville Jaguars
The Jacksonville Jaguars defense has been quite formidable this season and is getting better each week. They are glad to have back Aaron Colvin in their secondary alongside Jalen Ramsey. Their defense is seventh best in total defense and Colvin should only help. Colvin tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs this offseason as well.
Jeremiah Delgado is a fan of the Jets, Yankees and Knicks. He doubts he will, but hopes to live long enough to see the Jets or the Knicks win a championship.
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