Rolando McClain suspended four games for drug violation

Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended without pay for the first four games for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy. "I apologize to my family, the Cowboys organization, my teammates and Cowboys fans for my mistake," McClain said in a statement. "I will not break the rules of my profession in the future, and I regret my error. I look forward to returning to the field on week 5, when I hope to help my team beat the Patriots." McClain had 108 tackles last season despite missing four games with injuries. He was re-signed to a one-year deal that included a $500,000 signing bonus and a $750,000 base salary. McClain unretired last year and revived his career with the Cowboys. He was traded from the Baltimore Ravens. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun  
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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