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Darron Lee Suspended 4 Games

December 07, 2018 - 4:02 pm
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 FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (WFAN) – Jets linebacker Darron Lee has been suspended four games without pay for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substance of Abuse, the team announced Friday afternoon.

Lee won't be eligible to return to the Jets' active roster until December 31, following the team's season finale against the Patriots.

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The talented third-year linebacker was enjoying a strong season, totaling 74 combined tackles with three interceptions, five passes defended and a touchdown. 

The suspension will cost Lee about $325,000 in salary.

The Jets will have to make a decision on Lee's fifth-year option this offseason. If they choose to pick the option up, Lee will earn a salary of $10.2 million in 2020.