NFL Suspends Sternberger
TE will miss first two games of 2021 season
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Packers tight end Jace Sternberger has been suspended for the first two games of the 2021 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program on Substances of Abuse the league announced on Thursday. The 3rd-year tight end will be able to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games. He will be eligible to return to the active roster on Tuesday, Sept. 21, following the team’s Week 2 game vs. Detroit.
The 2019 3rd round draft pick released a statement on Twitter Thursday afternoon explaining what caused the suspension, and apologized to the Packers organization.
In his first two seasons, Sternberger has played in 20 games, including 2 playoff contests. He has 15 receptions for 129 yards and 2 touchdowns.
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