Rolando McClain Suspended for One Full Season

Photo Credit: Inside the Star

Dallas Cowboys’ linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for another full season after failing another drug test. He was previously suspended for the first 10 games of this NFL season in late June for the same reason.

McClain, 27, is coming off of a 2015 season in which he played in 11 games, had 80 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 interception, 1 touchdown, 3 passes defensed, and 8 stuffs..

Over his entire 5-year NFL career, during which he has spent 3 years with the Oakland Raiders and 2 with the Cowboys, McClain has played in 65 games and has amassed 407 tackles, 9.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, and 4 interceptions for 1 touchdown. McClain also spent the 2013 season with the Baltimore Ravens, however, he was on the practice squad and was not on the field for a snap all season long.

McClain’s career highs in a season are 99 tackles (2011 with Raiders), 5 sacks (2011 with Raiders), 1 forced fumble (2012 with Raiders and 2014 with Cowboys), 2 interceptions (2014 with Cowboys), and 1 touchdown (2015 with Cowboys).


-Asher Fair


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