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Houston Texans Max Bullough Suspended for the First Four Games of the 2017 Season

Houston Texans linebacker Max Bullough suspended by the NFL for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.

Houston Texans linebacker Max Bullough has been suspended the first four games of the 2017 season after testing positive for a performance enhancing substance. Bullough was an integral part of the Texans defense down the stretch in 2016 at inside linebacker. 

The NFL released to following statement regarding Bullough. 

“Max Bullough of the Houston Texans has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2017 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. Bullough will be eligible to return to the Texans’ active roster on Monday, October 2 following the team’s October 1 game against the Tennessee Titans. Bullough is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.”

Bullough is entering his fourth season with the Texans after signing as a free agent from Michigan State prior to the 2014 season. Bullough has appeared in 30 games for the Texans the past three seasons playing inside linebacker and helping on special teams. 

In 2016, Bullough appeared in 16 games and had 25 total tackles on the season. 

Bullough Responds to the Suspension

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