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Ojinnaka suspended for violating NFL conduct policy


Flowery Branch, Ga.-- The NFL announced that fifth-year offensive tackle Quinn Ojinnaka has received a one-game suspension for violating the NFL's Personal Conduct Policy.

An NFL spokeperson issued the following statement late Thursday:

"Quinn Ojinnaka of the Atlanta Falcons has been suspended without pay for the team's first game of the 2010 regular season for violating the NFL Personal Conduct Policy. Ojinnaka's suspension begins on Saturday, September 4. He is eligible to return to the Falcons' active roster on Monday, September 13 following the team's September 12 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ojinnaka may participate in all preseason practices and games."

Ojinnaka has played in 39 games for the Falcons in the past four years, starting in 12 of them. He started the last five games of the 2009 season at right guard in place of injured starter Harvey Dahl.

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