Miami Dolphins beginning running back Mark Walton has been suspended for four games for disregarding the NFL’s direct and substance misuse policies, the association declared on Monday.
Walton’s suspension comes from his three separate captures that happened not long ago before he marked with the Dolphins in May, as indicated by an league source.
Walton, who leads Miami with 53 conveys and 201 yards hurrying, will be qualified to return in Week 14 when the Dolphins visit the New York Jets on Dec. 8. He will be permitted to go to gatherings yet can’t work on during his suspension.
“We have been in communication with the NFL regarding Mark’s suspension,” Dolphins mentor Brian Flores said in an announcement.
“The conduct of our players is very important and Mark has done everything we have asked of him both on and off the field since signing with the Dolphins. We look forward to having him back at the conclusion of his suspension.”
The Dolphins knew about the probability Walton would confront a suspension for a little while, as indicated by a class source, even before the group exchanged away previous running back Kenyan Drake to the Arizona Cardinals a week ago.
Walton got a half year probation for the captures with the probability his sentence could be diminished to a quarter of a year in an arranged goals organized on Aug. 19.
Walton was confronting a felony charge carrying for conveying a covered weapon he claimed, and misdemeanor charges for marijuana possession, careless driving, and opposing a cop without brutality following a March 12 episode in Miami. He had the option to get these charges decreased in court.
Walton was likewise accused of misdemeanor battery for a battle that included him taking a telephone from a neighbor at his Brickell townhouse in February, and confronted an offense pot ownership charge for a January capture. Both of those charges were expelled.
“I want to apologize to the Miami Dolphins, the fans, my friends and family and I take full responsibility for my action,” Walton said in an announcement posted on his Instagram account Monday night. “I want to thank the Dolphins for giving me this opportunity and will make the most of this chance as a person and player when I return.”
With Walton’s suspension influencing Miami’s program, second-year running back Kalen Ballage is presently raised to the beginning running back job, while new kids on the block Myles Gaskin and Patrick Laird will get their odds to play just because this season as Ballage’s reinforcements.
The Dolphins (1-7), who won their first game of the period on Sunday against the New York Jets, will confront the Indianapolis Colts (5-3) this Sunday in Week 10.
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