Report: Lane Johnson Faces 4-Game Suspension for PEDs
Lane Johnson will miss the first four games of the NFL season.
According to a report, Lane Johnson will be suspended by the NFL for violating the league's PED policy.
The suspension carries a 4-game sentence.
The news was first reported by Paul Domowich.
Johnson had himself a promising start for the Eagles in his rookie season, gelling quite nicely with Todd Herremans on the offensive line.
Johnson's suspension will undoubtedly thrust Allen Barbre in the starting lineup, who was just signed to a contract extension in the off season. Barbre played left tackle in place of injured Jason Peters and has proven that he can be a versatile option on the offensive line.
Things remain bleak after Barbre, however. Names such as Matt Tobin, Dennis Kelly, and Andrew Gardner are left, depth wise, on the offensive line. The Eagles did not draft an offensive lineman in May, rather decided to hand out contract extensions to current players.
The Eagles, nor Johnson, have made any comment.