Fuller stated the infraction was an outcome of his taking proposed medication not allowed under the policy.
” Previously this year, I looked for treatment from a physician who recommended medication that he thought to be allowed under the NFL’s drug policy,” Fuller composed on Instagram. “As it ends up, my rely on this expert was lost since this medication was NOT an allowed compound under the NFL Policy on Efficiency Enhancing Compounds.
” As an outcome of this error, I have actually been suspended for 6 video games for taking this restricted medication. I wish to seriously say sorry to the Texans company and all of my fans for this error. I am anticipating putting this all behind me and returning much better than ever in 2021.”
The suspension will take Fuller through the last 5 video games of this season and the very first of the 2021 season.
Fuller is coming off his finest video game of the season– in a year loaded with outstanding efficiencies– versus the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving, when he included 6 catches for 171 backyards and 2 goals to his outstanding 2020 overalls. Fuller has 53 receptions for 879 backyards and 8 goals this season. Through 11 video games, Fuller has more getting backyards and goals than the Texans’ previous No. 1 receiver, DeAndre Hopkins, had for Houston at this moment last season.
After missing out on 22 video games in his very first 4 seasons in the NFL, Fuller had actually not missed out on a video game this season. He was using his fifth-year alternative and will be a totally free representative after the season. With Fuller suspended, Randall Cobb on hurt reserve and Kenny Stills just recently launched, the Texans are entrusted 4 receivers: Brandin Cooks, Keke Coutee, Isaiah Coulter and Steven Mitchell, who is on the practice team.