Lions DE Jashon Cornell Suspended Three Games

Lions DE Jashon Cornell has been suspended for the first three games for violating NFL’s substance abuse policy. 

He posted the following on his Twitter account Thursday regarding the news: 

Cornell missed the 2020 season after suffering a torn Achilles and being placed on injured reserve in August. 

Cornell, 24, is a former seventh-round pick of the Lions back in 2020. He’s currently in the second year of his four-year rookie contract worth $3,379,530 that included a signing bonus of $84,530. 

During his five-year career at Ohio State, Cornell recorded 62 total tackles, including 14.5 for a loss, seven sacks, two forced fumbles and two recoveries in 34 career games. 

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