INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Colts runs away Robert Turbin has been suspended for four games for performance-enhancing drugs, the league announced on Friday.
He will return to New England on October 1 before the 5th week of the team in England on October 4.
"A urine sample I provided to the NFL has led to a positive test of a banned substance under the league policy on performance enhancing substances, and it absolutely kills me to allow this." Turbin wrote on Twitter . "It has always been a priority in my life to show a high level of leadership both on and off the field, striving to be a person whom people can look up to and exemplify the definition of hard work. [1
Turbin, who enters his eighth season, spent the bulk of the offseason program with the first unit after the Colts had decided to sign veteran Frank Gore last winter and Marlon did not sign Mack with a shoulder injury
Turbin played only six games last season due to an elbow injury.
The Colts, under new coach Frank Reich, will rely on Mack and rookies Nyheim Hines and Jordan Wilkins during Turbin's suspension, as well as Christine Michael and Josh Ferguson on the Roster.