Fuller posted on Instagram Monday that he was suspended. Later, Roby issued an announcement that he was additionally suspended.
HOUSTON – Two Houston Texans starters are suspended for utilizing banned substances. They each stated they did not understand what they had been ingesting was in opposition to league guidelines.
These two Texans are WR Will Fuller and DB Bradley Roby. Fuller posted the information on Instagram. Hours later, we acquired an announcement from Bradley Roby. They each say they’re suspended for six video games.
Fuller posted that he thought what he was taking was allowed beneath the coverage and says the one who prescribed the drug misled him.
Under is the complete textual content of Fuller’s submit.
“Earlier this yr, I sought therapy from a medical skilled who pharmaceuticals that he believed had been allowed beneath the NFL drug coverage. Seems, my confidence on this skilled was misplaced as a result of this drug was NOT a permitted substance beneath the NFL Coverage on Efficiency Enhancing Substances.
On account of this error, I’ve been suspended for six video games for taking this prohibited drug. I wish to sincerely apologize to the Texans group and all my followers for this error. I hope to place all of this behind me and return higher than ever in 2021.
Thanks Will “
Fuller is coming off the most effective video games of his profession, with six receptions for 171 yards and two TDs in Houston’s win over Detroit.
Then on Monday night time, NFL.com and ESPN reported Roby’s suspension. Like Fuller, Roby stated he did not know what he was taking was in opposition to league guidelines. He apologized to the Texans, his teammates, household and followers.
The Texans solely have 5 video games left on the schedule.
At this level, we do not know what substance Fuller and Roby took.