NFL Suspends Jacksonville Jaguars' Highest Paid Player For 4 Games

Jacksonville Jaguars left tackle, Cam Robinson, has officially been suspended for four games in 2023 due to a violation of the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

The initial speculation about Robinson's suspension, which surfaced in April, has now been confirmed.

Consequently, he will be sidelined for the team's crucial matchups against the Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons, and Houston Texans in the early part of the season.

Robinson's absence creates an unfortunate setback for both the Jaguars and the player himself. This suspension follows his knee injury, which caused him to miss the final five games of the previous season.

With Robinson out, the Jaguars will have to rely on rookie first-round pick Anton Harrison to step up and protect quarterback Trevor Lawrence's blind side.

This puts added pressure on Harrison, who will face the daunting task of defending against some formidable opponents.

While Robinson may not be considered an elite left tackle, his experience and presence will be missed, and his suspension amplifies the significance of the team's thin tackle depth.

Robinson will make the most money on the Jaguars' roster next season, bringing in a nice payday of $17.4 million.

The Jaguars' hopes lie in Harrison's ability to seamlessly transition into the starting left tackle role and provide adequate protection for Lawrence during this challenging stretch.

Robinson's suspension will conclude in Week 5 when the Jaguars face the Buffalo Bills in London. Until then, the team will have to navigate the absence of their starting left tackle and hope that Harrison can rise to the occasion, minimizing the impact of Robinson's suspension on the team's early-season performance. Photo Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports