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Dion Jordan of Miami Dolphins to miss entire 2015 season

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Just when Miami Dolphins fans were getting excited for the 2015 season, their hopes have been crushed with a huge blow from the NFL.

The Dolphins have had a very decent off-season and free agency period so far, executing a trade that saw them bring in exciting wide receiver Kenny Stills, while also landing Greg Jennings on a two-year deal to give quarterback Ryan Tannehill more options. 

But the Dolphins defensive side of the ball has suffered a huge setback, as one player will be forced to miss the entirety of next season.

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Season Over

According to a report from ESPN's NFL insider Adam Schefter, defensive end Dion Jordan will be suspended for the whole of the 2015 regular season after a positive substance-abuse test.

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Multiple Bans

According to further tweets from Schefter, Jordan’s positive test stems from a diluted test sample, and he is not appealing the ban.

Jordan has racked up league-imposed punishments since Miami made the former Oregon star the No. 3 overall pick in 2013. He was suspended without pay for the first four games of last season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Jordan was subsequently suspended an additional four games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

The Dolphins confirmed the suspension just minutes ago:

The Dolphins gave up two picks - numbers 12 and 42 - to move up to the number 3 spot in order to pick Jordan. The Raiders used those picks on D.J Hayden and Menelik Watson. 


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