Report: Former LSU CB Patrick Peterson suspended for 6 NFL games for alleged violations of PED policy

Report: Former LSU CB Patrick Peterson suspended for 6 NFL games for alleged violations of PED policy
Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman breaks away from Arizona Cardinals defenders Antoine Bethea, left, and Patrick Peterson for a long touchdown run during the third quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec 16, 2018, in Atlanta. (Source: Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

PHOENIX (WAFB) - Former LSU and current Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for six games for allegedly violating the team’s performance-enhancing drug policy, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback was originally to be suspended for the first eight games of the 2019 NFL season but it was reduced to six when Peterson dropped his appeal.

Peterson will be eligible to play for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Oct. 20 when they face the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Peterson played cornerback for the LSU Tigers from 2008 to 2010 and has been with the Arizona Cardinals for his entire NFL career.

This is a developing story. WAFB 9Sports will update this story when more information is available.

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