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Statements on Martavis Bryant suspension

Statement from Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert

We are disappointed in Martavis' actions that has led to his four-game suspension. It is a disappointment to our entire organization as well as our fans, but we will continue to support Martavis during his suspension. It is very unfortunate his actions have put our team in this situation to begin the year, but we are confident he will learn from his mistake and return in excellent shape in Week 5.

Statement from an NFL SPokesperson

Martavis Bryant of the Pittsburgh Steelers has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.

Bryant will be eligible to return to the Steelers' active roster on Friday, October 2 following the team's October 1 game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Bryant is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and games.

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