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Could Scandrick's Suspension be Reduced?

Orlando Scandrick has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the league's drug policy

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    With the NFL and the Players’ Association taking a second look at the league’s substance abuse policy, there’s a chance--not a good one, at all, but a chance--that players suspended under the old rules, like Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick, could have their suspensions reduced.

    Scandrick was suspended four games this week for testing positive for MDMA and amphetamines, the latter of which makes it a PED violation, rather than the less severe violation of the substance abuse policy.

    I’m not planning on it, let’s put it like that,” Jones told 105.3-FM The Fan, per ESPN Dallas. “Just on first blush, just from what you just said, the quicker we can get him back, the better our team would be because he arguably did have certainly defensively, and in the secondary, a great training camp.

    “I really admired the way that he really kept competing and kept preparing himself for the season even though he knew he was going to be out for the four games. No individual, no person would deserve it more if he could get back early.”

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