Redskins Tanard Jackson suspended indefinitely by the NFL

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Tanard Jackson in action for the Washington Redskins
Tanard Jackson in action for the Washington Redskins.

Tanard Jackson has only been reinstated to the league for just two months but has just received an indefinite suspension by the league for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Jackson continues to struggle with his demons off the field and once again they have caught up with him after the NFL announced on Wednesday that the Washington Redskins defensive back had received another suspension but this time he was banned indefinitely.

Jackson had signed for the Redskins last season but hasn't played in the league since 2011, he had served a suspension which was his second for violating the leagues substance abuse policy.

The defensive back was picked up by Washington after playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he had taken no regular season snaps for the Redskins since his arrival.

After spending five years with the Buccaneers, Jackson had spoken about his optimism for a new chapter in his career but all that has gone up in smoke after receiving the ruling by the league that he is no longer welcome to participate.

Jackson had told the Tampa Tribune: ""Going from playing football to working in a warehouse at a 9-to-5 job is a humbling experience, It's taught me to never take anything in this business for granted."

The fourth suspension of Jackson's still very young NFL career may well be his last, the 28-year-old has found himself in trouble a lot and here is a little recap of his violations throughout his career.

Jackson's Career

- The defensive back Jackson was selected in the fourth round of the 2007 draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

- The man out of Syracuse University started 44 games in his first three seasons for the Buccaneers but missed four games due to suspension in 2009.

- Jackson was suspended indefinitely in 2010 for violating the league's substance abuse policy, he sat out 13 months before being reinstated

- Tampa Bay released the defensive back in April 2012 but reiterated that it wasn't because of the two suspensions he had served.

- The Washington Redskins picked up the free agent but he was suspended before playing a game for his new franchise.

- Jackson was finally reinstated on May 5th but now Jackson has been suspended indefinitely for once again breaking the leagues substance abuse policy.

This could be the last we see of Jackson in the NFL.

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