DAMIAN SQUARE SUSPENDED WITHOUT PAY FOR FIRST FOUR GAMES OF THE REGULAR SEASON DUE TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE

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Source: Chargers press release

Photo: Square courtesy chargers.nfl.com

August 25, 2016 (San Diego) - Damion Square of the San Diego Chargers has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2016 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse

Square will be eligible to return to the Chargers’ active roster on Monday, October 3 following the team’s October 2 game against the New Orleans Saints.

Square is eligible to participate in all remaining preseason practices and games.

The Chargers released this statement yesterday: 

"While disappointed to hear the news today about Damion, we support and respect the league's decision. We are confident that he will learn from this and what is expected of him moving forward."

Damian Square released a statement as well:

“I sincerely apologize to my teammates, coaches, the entire Chargers organization as well as the fans. I made a mistake and take full responsibility. I look forward to returning in Week 5 and doing whatever I can do to help the team.”


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