The Jets announced tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has been suspended two games by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Seferian-Jenkins was arrested for DUI in September 2016.
A former second-round draft pick of the Buccaneers, Seferian-Jenkins was waived by Tampa Bay following his arrest last year. Claimed by the Jets, ASJ played in seven games (two starts) for Gang Green and managed 110 yards on 10 catches.
Seferian-Jenkins is still the top tight end on New York’s depth chart, but the club will have to rely on Eric Tomlinson and Braedon Bowman for the first two games of the 2017 season. By missing two games, ASJ will forfeit two game checks totaling roughly $125K.
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