Broken Dreams: Promising Athlete Faces Suspension Amidst Controversy

Broken Dreams: Promising Athlete Faces Suspension Amidst Controversy

Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Takla Lane Johnson has lost his 10-game suspension for a second violation of the NFL’s policy against performance-enhancing drugs.Johnsonand’s attorney, Steve Zashin, told Albert Breer of the MMQB that the suspension was upheld Tuesday after an appeal that extended into the regular season.

In August, Johnson accused the NFL Players Association of not clarifying which additions were allowed, according to ESPN.comand#039 Phil Sheridan:Johnson was suspended four games in 2014 for his first NFLand#039 violation.





policy on performance enhancing substances.With the exception of this four-game suspension, Johnson has started every game of his four-year NFL career.Allen Barbre will likely replace the 2013 first round pick while he is suspended.

That would allow new third-round pick Isaac Seumalo to slide into the starting role at left guard.Philadelphia is off to a 3-1 start, but losing Johnson for an extended period of time could hurt its playoff chances because the suspension has a negative impact on protecting rookie quarterback Carson Wentz..

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