Rams running back Trey Watts suspended for 4 games by NFL

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Rams reserve running back Trey Watts has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.

Watts, a two-year veteran, will be eligible to return to the active roster Oct. 5. He is eligible to participate in offseason and preseason practices and games.

The 24-year-old Watts appeared in 14 games last year and had seven carries for 30 yards and three receptions for 18 yards.

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