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Cowboys WR Shaq Evans Gets Four-Game Suspension

Shaq Evans has made his first headlines as a Dallas Cowboy, but sadly not the right kind. The receiver was hit with a four-game in 2017 for violation of the league's drug policy.

News broke Friday that Evans, who was signed to the Cowboys' prior to their playoff game in January, would be suspended for the first four games of 2017. A series of tweets were posted yesterday from what appears to be Evans' personal account, although not fully verified by Twitter.

While he has yet to appear in a single regular-season game since entering the league in 2014, Evans is still a noteworthy name. He was a fourth-round pick by the but missed his rookie season with a shoulder . The Jets waived him the following and Evans has bounced around the Jaguars and Patriots practice squads before landing in Dallas.

This suspension could be a major blow to Evans' ability to compete for the bottom spots on the Cowboys WR . is back on a one-year deal but is no guarantee to keep his job. Practice squad guys like Evans and were expected to compete.

Thankfully for Evans, the suspension does not stop him from participating in all team activities before the regular season. As long as the Cowboys keep him around after this news, he will still be able to try and earn their continued interest.

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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