Patrick Peterson suspended six games for PED violation

by Zachary Hanshew | Cardinals Correspondent | Thu, May 16th 12:59pm EDT

Arizona Cardinals’ cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the NFL season for violation of the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

The suspension was originally eight games but was reduced to six when Peterson withdrew his appeal. Peterson has reportedly been unhappy in Arizona for quite some time, and trade rumors have been buzzing as of late. The Chiefs have been the top team linked to a possible Peterson trade, but with news of the suspension and Kansas City’s recent history with players’ character issues, the team may decide not to further pursue a deal. The suspension may be the final straw for Arizona, and if the Cardinals can find a trade partner, Peterson is likely out the door.

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