Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker Willie Jay Jr. has been suspended without pay for the next four games for violating the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy.
Jay was arrested on January 20 in Overland Park and Accused of causing criminal damage to property Totaling less than $1,000. Damaged property included a vacuum cleaner.
An NFL spokesperson confirmed to The Star that the four games were suspended due to the January incident.
Third year professional He agreed in June to undergo mental health counseling As part of the transfer agreement. The agreement also requires Jay to file a drug and alcohol test at the Johnson County District Attorney’s office at any time during the 12-month period. He is also required to pay damages, costs and fees totaling $544.50.
An NFL spokesperson said he is eligible to return to the active leader’s roster on Monday, October 17.
Jay’s loss is a major blow to the Chiefs’ defense.
Jay opened the season as a starter alongside the midfielder in the second year Nick BoltonThe chiefs depended heavily on the young duo to help stabilize the defence.
The Chiefs last week activated the full back Elijah Lee and rookie Jack Cochrane from their coaching team. With Jay out for the next four games, Chiefs will rely on Bolton, Lee, Cochrane, Darius Harris And the rookie Liu Shanal.
Through two games, 16 tackles from Gay have been linked with linebacker Legarius Snead for second place in the squad. Bolton leads The Chiefs with 20 tackles.
Jesse Newell of The Star contributed to this report.