DeAndre Hopkins suspended for PED policy

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has been suspended by the NFL for the first six games of the 2022 season

suspended for violating the the NFL's policy on the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Hopkins saying in a statement he’s still looking into what may have caused a positive result in a November sample.

“In my 10-year NFL career, I have never tested positive for using performance enhancing drugs,” he wrote.

“To learn that my November test came back with trace elements of a banned substance, I was confused and shocked.

According to the NFL, Hopkins is eligible to participate in preseason games and practice, and will be allowed to return to the team for its Week 7 game.

The Cardinals will have to survive until then. Hopkins’ suspension leaves a huge hole in Arizona’s offense

Hopkins, 29, was traded to Arizona from Houston to team up with Kyler Murray before the 2020 season