Posted by Josh Katzowitz
Bills TE Shawn Nelson has been suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the substance abuse policy, the league announced today.
Considering RB Fred Jackson and RB Marshawn Lynch are out for the time being with injuries, this probably isn’t what coach Chan Gailey wants to hear.
At this point, Nelson was looking like the No. 2 TE on the depth chart, behind Jonathan Stupar – partially because Gailey likes Stupar’s versatility and because Nelson hadn't had a great training camp. But the organization also seems pretty high on what Nelson, in his second season, can bring to the team eventually.
TE Derek Schouman, meanwhile, injured his knee in the Bills preseason win against the Colts on Thursday, so now, depth is an issue at the position.
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