Wright suspended Tampa Bay cornerback Eric Wright has been suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. The player issued a statement through his agent saying he took Adderall ‘‘at the end of July for health issues I was experiencing.’’ Wright appealed the discipline, which was upheld by the NFL . . . Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says he expects starting cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner to be able to play on Sunday at Chicago, despite the possibility they could be facing four-game suspensions for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
Lewis to return?Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, who was expected to miss the remainder of the year with a torn triceps, could return later this season, Yahoo! Sports reported . . . Receiver Stevie Johnson backpedaled a day later away from comments he made Sunday, when he questioned coach Chan Gailey’s play calling following a 20-13 loss at Indianapolis. Johnson now says rather than suggesting Ryan Fitzpatrick should take over more of the play-calling duties, he meant to say the quarterback should have more opportunities to change plays at the line of scrimmage.
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