Saints' David Onyemata suspended for violating league's substance abuse policy

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New Orleans Saints will be without star defensive tackle David Onyemata for at least some of the 2021 season after he revealed on Instagram Thursday night that he has been suspended for testing positive for a banned substance. 

Onyemata, 28, said he was “surprised” by the failed test result, adding that he has “never knowingly” taken a banned substance. 

FILE – New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata plays against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., in this Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, file photo.(AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)

Onyemata was previously suspended one game in 2019 for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. The length of his second suspension was not yet known on Friday. 

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