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Steelers Tight End Weslye Saunders To Return After Week 5's Game, Not After Week 4 Bye

There may have been some confusion over Weslye Saunders' suspension. It's still four games. Someone should have told him earlier.

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If the NFL wanted proof that Weslye Saunders is not taking his Adderall - the drug that allegedly got him suspended for not reporting his prescription of the ADHD medication to the league - all it needs to do is look at Twitter.

Saunders mentioned with a twinge of surprise that he wasn't aware the Steelers actually have to be playing a game in the week for it to count against his suspension.

The Tweet has since been removed.

So he'll still sit Week 5 against Philadelphia, Pittsburgh's fourth game of the year. That's four games in five weeks, meaning Saunders is eligible to return in preparation for Pittsburgh's Week 6 game at Tennessee.

A jailable offense? Certainly not. Neither was the medication foul-up. He'll still be an important part of this offense upon his return. Hopefully Saunders understands what his role will be better than he understand when that return actually will be.