A Kansas City Chiefs running back has been suspended by the National Football League.
Chiefs running back Jerrion Ealy, a practice squad player, has been suspended for the next six games.
Ealy reportedly violated the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
The Chiefs, as a result, are signing wide receiver Marcus Kemp to the practice squad in Ealy's place.
"#Chiefs practice squad RB Jerrion Ealy has been suspended for the next six games, per the wire," said Tom Pelissero. "The #Chiefs filled Ealy's spot by bringing back veteran WR Marcus Kemp. Jerrion Ealy's six-game suspension is for violating the policy on performance-enhancing substances, per source."
Kansas City, meanwhile, is coming off a big 41-31 victory over the Buccaneers of Tampa Bay. Patrick Mahomes had 249 yards and three touchdowns with one pick. Clyde Edwards-Helaire added 92 yards on the ground and two scores.
The Chiefs are now 3-1 on the season and sit atop the AFC West standings.
Kansas City battles the Raiders of Las Vegas next Monday night.