Packers Player Drops NFL Drug Suspension Dispute

Law360, New York (December 19, 2016, 7:31 PM EST) -- Green Bay Packers nose tackle Mike Pennel agreed to drop his lawsuit against the NFL and NFL Players Association over the handling of his substance abuse policy suspension appeal, according to an order Friday issued days after the football league revealed Pennel accepted a four-game suspension.

Pennel “voluntarily dismisse[d]” his claims in Ohio federal court against the league and the players union with prejudice, according to a stipulated dismissal signed off by U.S. District Judge John R. Adams.

Pennel, who missed the first four games of...
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