Cameron Sutton suspended 8 games by NFL for domestic violence

La NFL suspended Cameron Sutton for eight games this Mondaycornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, for violating the personal conduct policy of the league in a domestic violence case dating back to last March.

On March 7, Florida authorities issued an arrest warrant against the player, who performed for the Detroit Lions in 2023for an incident in which he was accused of hitting a woman and fleeing the scene.

Sutton turned himself in to police on April 1. and was booked into the Orient Road Jail in Tampa, Florida, on a charge of domestic violence by strangulation, a third degree position which can be punished by up to five years in prison.

The 29-year-old cornerback He came to the NFL selected in the third round of the 2017 Draft. After remaining in Pittsburgh through the 2022 season, he joined the Detroit Lions for 2023 on a contract of three seasons and 33 million dollarsbut in light of the events the Lions fired Sutton on March 21.

Last June he joined the Steelers for the 2024 season, of which he now He has been suspended for the first eight games. He will be eligible for reinstatement until Oct. 29 following the Week 8 game against the New York Giants.

In 101 career games, Sutton He has 44 passes defended with nine interceptions.

Tashaun Gipson, also suspended

Tashaun Gipson also suspended this weekNFL

Also this Monday, free agent Tashaun Gipson, former defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers, issued a statement in which accepted responsibility for violating the prohibited substances policy of the NFL that cost him six-game suspension.

“I took a supplement that I thought was safe and within NFL policies. It was not related to performancetraining or obtaining an advantage of any kind, but I accept this suspension with great disappointment, I do it knowing that I have never tried to cheat“Gipson wrote in his statement.

Gipson, who will turn 34 in August, spent the last two seasons with the 49ers. In his career he has appeared in 173 games, 165 as a starter, which have been distributed between the Browns, Jaguars, Texans, Bears and 49ers. The defender hoped to return to play one more year in the league. “I hope to return for my 13th season in the NFL and help a team compete for a championship“.


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