The National Football League is coming down hard on multiple players who violated rules.
Via Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the league has suspended multiple players for violating the rules regarding gambling, including most notably Lions receiver Jameson Williams. Williams is suspended for six games. Lions receiver Stanley Berryhill also received a six-game suspension.
The other players have been suspended for at least one year, including Lions safety C.J. Moore and receiver Quintez Cephus, as well as Commanders defensive end Shaka Toney.
In the meantime, the Lions have released those players involved:
Statement from the Commanders:
The league said league review didn’t find any evidence that inside information was used in the gambling violation or that any game was compromised in any way, adding that gambling policy prohibits any form of gambling in any club or league facility, including practice facility.
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