Nate Collins Suspension: Bears DT Will Sit Out 1 Game For Violating NFL's Substance Abuse Policy

Chicago Bears defensive tackle Nate Collins has been suspended for one game and fined an additional game check for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.

#Bears DT Nate Collins has been suspended without pay for the team's first game of the 2012 regular season and fined an additional game check for violating the NFL's Substances of Abuse Policy.

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He was arrested for marijuana possession back in February, when he was still with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Collins, who was released by Jacksonville on March 16 and signed by the Bears on May 23, played in 12 games during the 2011 season.

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