Colts' offensive tackle suspended for performance-enhancing substances

New England Patriots offensive tackle Antonio Garcia (63) steps on the field at the start of an NFL football joint practice with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – The Indianapolis Colts are suspending a player for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Antonia Garcia has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2019 regular season.

According to a statement from an NFL spokesperson, Garcia is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.

He will be eligible to return to the Colts’ active roster on September 30, following the team’s September 29 game against the Oakland Raiders.

Garcia was signed as an offensive tackle for the Colts’ practice squad on October 29, 2018. Garcia participated in the New York Jets’ 2018 offseason program and training camp. He also participated in the New England Patriots’ offseason program before being released on May 11, 2018.

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