Cowboys defensive end Damontre Moore has been suspended for the first two games of the season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
Cowboys defensive end Damontre Moore has been suspended for the first two games of the season without pay, as first reported by Cowboys beat writer Clarence Hill Jr.
He was suspended for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
The NFL issued the following statement, per Dallas News:
Damontre’ Moore of the Dallas Cowboys has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the 2017 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.
Moore will be eligible to return to the Cowboys’ active roster on Monday, September 18 following the team’s September 17 game against the Denver Broncos.
Moore is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and games.
Moore was arrested for DWI last December while a member of the Seahawks, triggering the two-game suspension after signing with the Cowboys this offseason.
Moore, a 2013 third-round pick out of Texas A&M, has played for three teams over the past two seasons. He’s recorded 10 career sacks.