Tuesday August 9th, 2016

The NFL has cleared Miami Dolphins linebacker/defensive end Dion Jordan, meaning he can return to practice once healthy, reports Adam Schefter of ESPN.

Jordan, who was conditionally reinstated by the NFL in July after a suspension, has been on Miami’s non-football injury list due to a knee injury.

The 26-year-old is currently recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery that he had while he served a one-year suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. In order to receive full reinstatement, Jordan needed to set up clinical services in the Miami area.

Jordan must still meet with NFL officials to discuss his progress before he can play in regular season games.

He last played in 2014, recording 20 tackles and a sack in 10 appearances.

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