St Louis Rams Wide Receiver suspended for first four games

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Stedman Bailey of the St Louis Rams has already been ruled out of the start of the upcoming NFL season thanks to suspension.

Bailey violated the league's policy on performance enhancing substances and as a result has been suspended for the Rams opening four games.

The troubled Wide Receiver will miss the Rams season opener against the Minnesota Vikings and their home match against the Dallas Cowboys.

Bailey will also miss out on trips to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in week two and the final game of his ban will be in week four where the Rams visit Philadelphia to face the Eagles.

Thankfully for St Louis fans however, he will be back in time for their home double header against the San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.

Bailey played in 16 games for the Rams in his rookie year in 2013 but only made two starts and had a total of 226 receiving yards.

The Rams have been making headlines a lot this week after drafting Michael Sam - the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, in the seventh round of 2014 NFL Draft.

This latest set back is sure to bring a lot of negativity to a franchise which has been heavily praised as of late.

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