INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Coach Chuck Pagano says the Colts already have a plan for Robert Mathis to follow when his four-game suspension begins Saturday.
The NFL notified Mathis and the Colts this spring that the reigning NFL sacks champ would miss the first four regular season games because he used a banned performance-enhancing substance. Mathis claims he was using a fertility drug and was unaware that it would lead to a failed test.
Mathis has been practicing but has not played in a preseason game.
He must be out of the team complex by 4 p.m. Saturday and during that time, Colts players and coaches cannot have any contact with Mathis, a point Pagano made clear Wednesday.
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