Warfield Will Be Suspended Four Games

Veteran cornerback Eric Warfield will have to sit out the first four games of the upcoming NFL Season. The league is set to announce that he'll be suspended the first four games of the season. that meanst Chiefs fans should expect talks to heat up with the agents for Ty Law.

According to 810 Sports in Kansas City, Eric Warfield has informed the radio station that the NFL is set to hand down a four game suspension for his DUI incidents that led to his house arrest earlier this year.

According to our source within the Chiefs organization, the team has not been notified by the NFL League office of the pending suspension. But our source indicated that the team would not be surprised if the four game suspension was announced by the league soon. In fact, Warfield's agent Craig Dowman has gone on record with the KC Star that his client will be sitting out the first four games of the year.

Over the past month some efforts have been made to try and reduce the suspension to a pair of games but those talks failed to convince the NFL that Warfield deserved a break.

Now Warfield will have to watch from the sidelines as the Chiefs open the season in what is a brutal four game stretch where they'll face the Jets, Raiders, Broncos and Eagles to open up the season.

Once the NFL contacts the Chiefs in an official manner expect talks between Ty Law and the Kansas City Chiefs to intensify over the next couple of weeks.

According to our source within the Chiefs organization they are waiting until Law gets clearance from his doctors to do a ‘Complete' workout. That could happen in the next ten days or it could take place in River Falls, Wisconsin where the Chiefs hold training camp at the end of this month.

Our NFL source told Warpaint Illustrated that Law's workout in Jacksonville did little to convince the Chiefs that he was going to be 100% for the start of the season. Kansas City won't offer a big dollar contract to Law unless they are convinced he can start the season opposite Patrick Surtain on September 11th against the New York Jets.

With Warfield out the first four games of the season; Kansas City does not have a legitimate starter other than the aforementioned Surtain to start the season. Ashley Ambrose was signed a week ago and Dexter McCleon has yet to practice after recovering from shoulder surgery; though he is expected to be ready for training camp.

However, the Chiefs have not been happy with McCleon this off-season for refusing to use team doctors to perform the surgery, thus his status on the team is in question with the signing of Ambrose.

Ambrose was told by the Chiefs that even if he accepted their one-year offer to sign with Kansa City that the team still planned to pursue Ty Law. Thus the logical conclusion would be that Ambrose would be battling McCleon for a roster spot.

That's where Law would come into the picture as a possible starter. If they signed Law, the Chiefs would move Warfield back to a back-up/nickel back slot after he serves his four-game suspension. That is unless the Chiefs feel they don't need Warfield if one of their two young corners Alphonso Hodge or Justin Perkins has a hot training camp.

Stay tuned to Warpaint Illustrated for the latest on this ever-evolving storyline.

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