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    BREAKING: Cowboys LB Luke Gifford Suspended 2 Games for PED Violation

    , a backup and player for the , has been suspended two games for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substance policy. He will miss the next two Thursday games against the Washington Football Team and the .

    Gifford has been active for six of Dallas' 10 games so far in 2020. He's only played one defensive snap this year but has been one of the more heavily-used players on special teams, ranking 7th in total snaps there despite the four missed games.

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    Gifford was an last year and became a fan favorite quickly with big plays in the team's first 2019 game. An cut his August short, though, and limited Luke's role after he returned in the middle of the regular season.

    Possibly due to changes and scheme adjustments this year, Gifford has not been given the opportunities in 2020 that one would've expected after last season's hype.

    Nevertheless, Gifford's absence will force the Cowboys to adapt their LB depth and special teams units as they prepare for the showdown with the Football Team.

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    Jess Haynie
    Jess Haynie
    Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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    Randall Davis

    Is there any way possible Dak can be with the Team on the sideline cheering, coaching and motivating his fellow Teammates/Brothers on Thursday and the remainder of the season. Although they miss him in game time action, I think his presence would be felt tremendously and would motivate the whole team including the Fans!! ❤️

    Enright Scot

    Luke has been a huge disappointment. One more chance and then kick to the sideline