Hours after Colts owner Jim Irsay pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, the NFL levied its punishment: Irsay has been suspended for the Colts' first six regular-season games.
Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander has been suspended without pay for the team's first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy and program for substances of abuse, the team announced Friday.
Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieuwill not play Thursday night against San Diego, the team's final preseason game, per the team's official website. Mathieu is working his way back from two torn knee ligaments which he suffered in December. His status remains uncertain for Week 1 against the Chargers.
Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington has been suspended for the entire 2014 season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. He was suspended four games last season for violating the same policy.