Browns' Joe Haden Could Face Suspension, According To Report

TAMPA FL - SEPTEMBER 12: Cornerback Joe Haden #23 of the Cleveland Browns is congratulated after breaking up a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the game at Raymond James Stadium on September 12 2010 in Tampa Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Joe Haden could be suspended four games by the NFL after reportedly testing positive for Adderall on an offseason drug test.

Joe Haden could face a four-game suspension for a failed drug test, according to ESPNCleveland.com. The NFL is currently reviewing the test taken by the Cleveland Browns' third-year cornerback.

According to one source, Haden tested positive for Adderall during an offseason drug test administered by the NFL. Haden has reportedly been notified of the positive test result. If a second test of the original sample also turns up positive, Haden would miss four games according to the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

Adderall is commonly prescribed to treat attention deficit disorder. It has made its way on the NFL's list of banned substances as a stimulant, however.

Both Haden and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, declined to comment. Haden would lose due pay for each game suspended, which in his case amounts to $1.356 million. He would also be ineligible for the Pro Bowl and any honors or awards bestowed by the league or the NFL Players Association.

For more on Haden and the Browns, check out Dawgs By Nature and SB Nation Cleveland.

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