GREEN BAY (PRESS RELEASE)-
STATEMENT BY AN NFL SPOKESPERSON:
Johnny Jolly of the Green Bay Packers has been suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.
Jolly's suspension begins immediately and will continue through at least the 2010 season. He will be eligible to apply for reinstatement following Super Bowl XLV.
STATEMENT FROM PACKERS
The Packers have been informed by the National Football League about the suspension of DE Johnny Jolly. Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson issued the following statement:
"Johnny is a good player that loves everything about the game of football. We appreciate the contributions he has made to the Packers the past four seasons. His focus and priorities now lie elsewhere – our thoughts are with him during this difficult personal time."
As this is a league matter, the team will have no further comment.
Courtesy: NFL, Packers