suspended - 4 games for steroids
defensive back Jarrod Cooper has been suspended for 4 games,
violating NFL steroids policy.
Jarrod Cooper, safety for the Oakland Raiders, has been
suspended for the first four games from the upcoming season for
violating NFL steroids policy. Cooper will be allowed to take
part in the club's training and preseason games, but he will not
be able to join the Raiders for the first 4 games of the active
season. Jarrod Cooper will be allowed to come back on October
1st for the game with the Miami Dolphins. Four year starter at
strong safety for Kansas State University, Cooper was drafted in
the 2001 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers and played in Super
Cooper is now the second player from
Oakland to be suspended for NFL steroid policy violation.
Running back Dominic Rhodes was also suspended for four games.
Dominic Rhodes was not chosen in the 2001 NFL Draft and he was
signed as an undrafted free agent by the Indianapolis Colts.
Rhodes signed a $7.5 million contract with the Raiders in March
Meanwhile, Oakland Raiders announced on
their website today, that they have signed the rookie safety
Eric Frampton. This make Frampton Raider's second pick in the
fifth round of the 2007 NFL draft.
NFL Stats page for the latest
Published on 07/21/2007