The National Football League (NFL) has announced the indefinite suspension of three players for gambling at soccer games during the 2022 season.
The NFL said in a press release that Quintez Cephus and C.J. Moore of the Detroit Lions and Shaka Toney of the Washington Commanders have been suspended from soccer games “until at least the conclusion of the 2023 season”-players can appeal.
Two other Lyons players, Stanley Berryhill, and Jameson Williams, received six-match suspensions, which they will serve at the start of the 2023 season.
The league noted that its policy “prohibits anyone in the NFL from participating in any form of gambling with any club or league.” Almost immediately after the suspension, the Lions announced that they had released Cephus and Moore from their contracts.