Raiders CB Nevin Lawson announced via his Twitter account Monday night that he’s been suspended for the first four games of the 2019 season for a PED violation.
— Nevin Lawson (@nevin_lawson) August 6, 2019
Lawson, 28 is a former fourth-round pick by the Lions out of Utah State back in the 2014 NFL Draft. He finished his four-year, $3,449,349 rookie contract before agreeing to a two-year, $10.3 million contract with the Lions last year.
The Lions released Lawson back in March and he later signed a to a one-year contract worth $3.05 million with the Raiders.
In 2018, Lawson appeared in 15 games for the Lions and recorded 53 tackles, one sack, no interceptions and five pass defenses. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 91 cornerback out of 112 qualifying players.