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Jarrod Cooper suspended - 4 games for steroids

 Oakland Raiders defensive back Jarrod Cooper has been suspended for 4 games, violating NFL steroids policy.

Jarrod Cooper suspended - 4 games for steroids 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 Bowl XXXVIII.

 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 of 2007.

 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.

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Published on 07/21/2007

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