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Former Tennessee State star suspended in the NFL

A decision that could cost Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie over one million dollars.

Rodgers-Cromartie at Tennessee State

Former Tennessee State star Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie could potentially lose over one million dollars after being suspended indefinitely by the New York Giants this week, according to a report by CBS Sports. 

Rodgers-Cromartie was suspended indefinitely by the team on Thursday and according to the collective bargaining agreement, an indefinite suspension with pay being withheld can last up to four games.


Cash on the line

The cornerback will lose $410,588 for each week he is suspended, which could max out at $1.6 million over the course of four weeks.

The suspension stems from an argument on Wednesday between Rodgers-Cromartie and McAdoo. Rodgers-Cromartie was pulled in the second half from Sunday’s loss to the Chargers and learned on Tuesday that he would be inactive for this weekend’s game.  That decision led to the beef between the player and the coach on Wednesday, resulting in Rodgers-Cromartie walking out from the facility.  After that McAdoo announced that the player would be suspended indefinitely for “violating team rules.”

Back with team

He told ESPN’s Josina Anderson, “but to sit me a game had me hot, so I left. I was suspended way before I left. I left because I felt what he said was BS.”

Rodgers-Cromartie returned to the team on Thursday.


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