New Jets WR Santonio Holmes Suspended First 4 Games Of Season: Report

Keith BennettCorrespondent IApril 12, 2010

 The Jets' new wide reciever,  Super Bowl XLIII MVP Santonio Holmes , will have to sit out season's first four games, according to a new report. The NFL suspended him for violating its substance abuse policy, according to ESPN. It hasn't officially announced them move but ESPN reported that the League has finalized the punishment. The Jets, who acquired Holmes last night in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick, knew the move was possible. Holmes has been arrested twice and cited for marijuana possession from 2006-2008. He's also under investigation for assault in Orlando, Fla., last month. A Florida women claims Holmes threw a glass at her, cutting her above the eye, in a Orlando nightclub. The police also have been investigating the woman's claims. Holmes denies hurting hurting the women, and a witness has since taken responsibility for tossing the glass, according to Holmes' lawyer. The need him for the final twelve days of the season.  Hopefully, New York not a bad influence on Holmes. He a free agent after next season.

Related

    The New Jets Pieces That Will Make an Immediate Impact

    New York Jets logo
    New York Jets

    The New Jets Pieces That Will Make an Immediate Impact

    With the First Pick
    via With the First Pick

    How Complete of a Receiver Is Jermaine Kearse?

    New York Jets logo
    New York Jets

    How Complete of a Receiver Is Jermaine Kearse?

    Gang Green Nation
    via Gang Green Nation

    NFLPA Reveals Top 50 Players Sales List for Merchandise

    NFL logo
    NFL

    NFLPA Reveals Top 50 Players Sales List for Merchandise

    Rob Goldberg
    via Bleacher Report

    Dolphins Anthem Punishment Includes Suspensions

    NFL logo
    NFL

    Dolphins Anthem Punishment Includes Suspensions

    Adam Wells
    via Bleacher Report