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Los Angeles Chargers' Max Tuerk gets suspended for violating NFL's PED policy

Los Angeles Chargers' Max Tuerk gets suspended for violating NFL's PED policy

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Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The NFL has suspended Los Angeles Chargers center Max Tuerk for violating its policy on performance enhancing substances.Tuerk will sit out the team's first four games of the 2017 season as a result of the ban, according to the Chargers. He will not be paid during the suspension. Tuerk can return to the Chargers' active roster on Monday, Oct. 2, a day after the Chargers battle the Philadelphia Eagles. He can still participate in preseason practices and games."This offseason, I made the mistake of taking over-the-counter supplements," Tuerk said in a statement released by the team."In doing so, I opened myself up to the possibility of consuming a tainted supplement - something that ultimately led to a positive test for a banned substance. I accept responsibility for my acti...