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Notes: Jaguars’ Justin Blackmon banned

Justin Blackmon’s latest violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy will cost him money — maybe lots of it.

The league suspended the Jaguars receiver Tuesday for the first four games of the 2013 season for his second violation in less than a year. He will not get paid for the four-week hiatus. Maybe more importantly, the suspension triggers language in his contract that voids future guarantees.

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