Written by Luis Sung | Twitter: @FLSportDebater
The list of players who would have their suspensions shortened came out earlier, and safety Reshad Jones and defensive end Dion Jordan's names were not on the list.
Both Jones and Jordan are serving four-game suspensions for violating the league's PED policy, and the hope among all Dolphins fans was that this new drug policy would allow Jones and Jordan's suspensions to either be shortened or revoked in exchange for more frequent testing and some sessions on drug abuse.
However, it would seem that whatever substances Jones and Jordan took do not count under the league's new drug abuse policy and are still categorized as performance-enhancing drugs, which is very unfortunate.
The Miami Dolphins are already rather thin due to the sudden wave of injuries after playing against the Buffalo Bills, and the team certainly could have used the help of Jones and Jordan, but they will simply have to make due until their suspensions end and they can be reinstated in week six when the Dolphins face the Green Bay Packers.