New York, NY (Sports Network) - San Francisco 49ers defensive end Demarcus
Dobbs has been suspended one game by the NFL for violating the league's
substance abuse policy.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday that the penalty stems from an
arrest for marijuana possession after Dobbs was involved in a single-car
accident last November.
Dobbs will sit out the Sept. 8 season opener against Green Bay but will be
able to return for the team's matchup at NFC West rival Seattle the following
week. He still can participate in the preseason as well as training-camp
The third-year pro has appeared in 12 games in each of the last two seasons
for the defending NFC champions.
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