Titans OL Taylor Lewan officially suspended 4 games
The Tennessee Titans will officially be without left tackle Taylor Lewan for the first four games of the 2019 season.
Lewan lost his appeal of the four-game ban for violating the NFL protection on performance-enhancing substances, the NFL announced Friday. The left tackle is eligible to ponder part in all preseason practices and games. He’ll be allowed to advance to the Titans’ inspiring roster on Monday, Sept. 30, following the team’s Week 4 game at Atlanta.
Lewan announced he became once facing the four-game suspension remaining month in an emotional video. The 28-yr-veteran acknowledged on the time he became once facing the suspension attributable to a failed drug take a look at for Ostarine. Lewan acknowledged he unknowingly took the substance and added he took a lie detector take a look at.
As with most appeals for PED violations, nonetheless, Lewan’s suspension became once upheld.
The left tackle had been working with the backups for the period of the preseason as the Titans braced for the sinful recordsdata. Frail swing tackle Dennis Kelly will ponder over Lewan’s location on the left facet for the first four weeks.
While it became once the expected final consequence, the affirmation is a blow to the Titans offensive line, which opens the season facing pass rusher Myles Garrett and an improved Cleveland Browns defense in Week 1.