Excerpt: "General manager Dave Caldwell said Friday it would be ''relatively surprising'' to have Blackmon back on the field this fall.
''It's not something that we're counting on,'' Caldwell said at the team's annual predraft luncheon. ''It would be something that would be relatively surprising. Haven't gotten a whole lot of updates from the league where he's at or from Justin, to be honest with you.''
Blackmon is suspended indefinitely without pay for repeated violations of the league's substance abuse policy.
He was previously suspended the first four games of last year for violating the policy. He played four games before getting suspended again - at least for a year." Read more...