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NFL report: Tampa Bay's Doug Martin suspended for violating PED policy

NFL report: Tampa Bay's Doug Martin suspended for violating PED policy

Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances and said Wednesday he's entering a treatment facility rather than appeal the ban. 

The two-time Pro Bowl selection, slowed by a hamstring injury this season after rushing for 1,402 yards in 2015, will miss Sunday's regular-season finale against Carolina. 

He also sat out last week's 31-24 loss at New Orleans after being declared inactive against the Saints, though that game won't count against the penalty. 

Martin said in a statement that he learned of the suspension last week and that his “initial instinct”...

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