Sources: Peppers tests positive for banned substance
Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers, the top candidate for rookie of the year honors, faces a four-game suspension after a test was deemed positive for a banned substance, league sources confirmed Thursday.
The potential suspension was first reported by the Charlotte Observer in its Thursday editions.
Two independent sources told ESPN.com that Peppers, the NFL's sacks leader through 10 weeks of the season, tested positive for either ephedrine or a derivative of the ...
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