SHOCKING NEWS: The Detroit Lions has been placed on suspension for violating rule at…

The Detroit Lions are losing one of their remaining practices of organized team activities because of a rules violation that occurred at one of the sessions last week.

The Lions addressed the violation in a statement on Friday, saying that the NFL and NFLPA notified them that the team broke a rule having to do with on-field physical contact the week of May 27.

Consequently, the squad has forfeited its June 10 practice. Here is Detroit’s whole statement:

“The NFL and NFLPA notified the organization on Friday night that player work regulations regarding on-field physical contact as stipulated in the Collective Bargaining Agreement were broken during Organized Team Activities (OTA) during the week of May 27.

Consequently, Monday, June 10th, the team’s OTA session has been forfeited. We have made every effort to conduct our practices in accordance with the guidelines outlined in the NFL’s Offseason Program because we take them very seriously. Going ahead, we shall maintain our vigilance in our practices.

With the Monday, June 10 session cancelled, the Lions will have two more practices of OTAs, according to the offseason workout schedule. Those practices will take place on Tuesday, June 11, and Wednesday, June 12.

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