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Ravens CB Asa Jackson suspended eight games for violating NFL drug policy
Ravens CB Asa Jackson suspended eight games for violating NFL drug policy

Ravens reserve cornerback Asa Jackson has been suspended without pay for eight games for his second violation of the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Jackson served a four-game suspension as a rookie last year. Both suspensions stem from unauthorized usage of Adderall, according to sources. The medication heightens concentration and is commonly used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. “I was diagnosed with a condition that can be treated with a medication allowed under the NFL/NFLPA policy after a player obtains a therapeutic use exemption,” Jackson said in a statement. “I now have the required approval, but the positive test occurred...

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