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Sources: Cedric Benson's ban upheld

Updated: October 29, 2011, 5:58 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Cedric Benson's non-injury grievance against the NFL has been rejected, sources told ESPN's Andrew Brandt.

An arbitrator ruled that she did not have jurisdiction over the issue, allowing the NFL to impose a suspension on the Bengals running back for conduct that occurred during the lockout. Benson, whose suspension of three games was reduced to one game and a one-week fine, will serve his suspension Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks.

Benson originally received a three-game ...

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