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BREAKING: Cowboys OT La’el Collins Suspended 5 Games

La'el Collins has been suspended five games by the for violating the Substance Abuse Policy. The ' starting will miss Weeks 2-6 and, according to reports, has already attempted to appeal and failed.

Collins started last night as the Cowboys lost their to the . His status for the game had been in question just days earlier as he missed practices with a neck stinger, but La'el returned in time to play in Week 1.

Now he will be out until October.

This makes veteran the likely starter at right . Signed to be the swing tackle, he's maintained that status despite being 35 years old and having younger prospects like and competing for the job.

was out last night due to the protocol but nearly returned to play the Bucs. He should be back for Week 2 and will hopefully keep the right side of the solvent in Collins' absence.

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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