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Report: Dolphins DE Dion Jordan suspended for 2015 season
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Report: Dolphins DE Dion Jordan suspended for 2015 season
Tuesday April 28th, 2015

Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan was suspended for the 2015 season for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy, reports ESPN.com's Adam Schefter.

Jordan, the third pick in the 2013 NFL draft, did not fail a drug test, but rather submitted a test sample that was diluted, reports Schefter. Diluted samples count as a strike against a player in the league's substance abuse policy.

Jordan is not expected to appeal the suspension, per multiple reports. The Dolphins and Philadelphia Eagles were "nearing a trade" for Jordan before his suspension, reports Schefter.

Jordan was suspended four games last season for a violation of the league's performance enhancing substances policy.

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Jordan has appeared in 26 games over his two seasons, recording 46 tackles, three sacks and three pass deflections.

Jordan's suspension creates a position of need for the Dolphins, who hold the 14th pick in the NFL draft, which begins Thursday in Chicago.

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