ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos safety Kareem Jackson today was suspended by the NFL for the final two games of the 2019 season for a violation of its Policy and Program on Substances of Abuse.
Please see below for statements from an NFL spokesperson and the Denver Broncos:
STATEMENT BY AN NFL SPOKESPERSON:
"Kareem Jackson of the Denver Broncos has been suspended without pay two games for violating the NFL Policy and Program on Substances of Abuse.
"The suspension begins immediately and runs through the remainder of the regular season."
STATEMENT FROM THE DENVER BRONCOS:
"Kareem Jackson was arrested for driving under the influence on Thursday, Sept. 19. He immediately informed our team of the incident, which we promptly reported to the NFL and thoroughly reviewed as an organization.
"There are high standards for the personal conduct of all members of our organization, and we have expressed our extreme disappointment to Kareem for his poor judgment. Under the NFL Policy and Program on Substances of Abuse, he has been suspended for the Broncos' final two games of the 2019 season."