FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WTVA/NFL) - The National Football League has suspended former Ole Miss Rebel and current New England Patriots running back Brandon Bolden for four games for violating the League's policy on performance enhancing substances.
In a statement released Friday, a League spokesperson said, "Bolden’s suspension begins immediately. He will be eligible to return to the Patriots’ active roster on Monday, December 3 following the team’s December 2 game against the Miami Dolphins."
Bolden, a rookie running back out of Ole Miss, has appeared in six games for the Patriots this season. He has 234 yards rushing on 43 carries and two touchdowns. He has not played in a game since Week 6.
Bolden was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent on May 10, 2012.