Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has been suspended for the entire 2015 season after failing a drug test (diluted sample), FOX Sports 1 NFL insider Mike Garafolo confirmed. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first broke the news on Tuesday.
Jordan, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, will not appeal the ruling.
Jordan, 25, was banned four games last season for taking Adderall last season.
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Jordan was penciled in to be a rotation pass-rushing option alongside defensive ends Olivier Vernon, Cameron Wake and Derrick Shelby.
Trade rumors swelled this offseason regarding a possible reunion between Jordan and his college coach Chip Kelly in Philadelphia. In fact, the Eagles discussed a trade involving a conditional late-round pick in exchange for Jordan, Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff McLane reported. Even guard Evan Mathis was discussed as a possble piece to the trade, according to McLane.
Jordan has played in 26 games, racking up 46 tackles and 3.0 sacks in two season with the Dolphins.
With the year-long ban, the Dolphins could release Jordan after his suspension is over as his signing-bonus guarantees have been voided.