Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended for Week 1

Seconds before the season starts, we know a minumum of one player who will not match up for Week 1.
Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended without pay to the first match of the regular season for violating the NFL’s policy and program on materials per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. The team later confirmed the suspension.
The breach came as a result of the 2018 arrest for misdemeanor marijuana possession.
Gathers can take part in the team’s offseason and preseason games and practices. He could go back to the active roster on Monday, Sept. 9 after the season opener.
Gathers, 25, has struggled on the field. He has only three career catches in 15 games played.

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