NFLer’s drug test suspension suit dismissed for delay


By Mike Curley (May 23, 2022, 6:35 p.m. EDT) — A Texas federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit by former Dallas Cowboys player La’el Collins for a five-game suspension stemming from his alleged violation of the NFL. drug testing policies, saying he did not pursue the case.

In the order, U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant said Collins’ attorney failed to amend the complaint as ordered after it was sent to federal court, and “Collins has no longer engaged in this affair” since October.

This clear record of delay makes dismissal with prejudice appropriate, the judge wrote, noting that the suit sought to block a five-game suspension…

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