Falcons’ rookie cornerback suspended for four games

Credit: ccompton@ajc.com

Credit: ccompton@ajc.com

Falcons rookie cornerback Jordan Miller, a fifth-round pick out of Washington, was suspended for four games Thursday by the NFL for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

The suspension begins immediately and runs through the first three games of the 2020 regular season.

Miller is a reserve and has played in 10 games, mostly on special teams. He has four tackles this season.


Fifth round (172nd overall) Jordan Miller, CB, Washington 

Height: 6-foot-1 Weight: 186 pounds 40-yard dash: 4.49 seconds Arm length: 32-7/8 inches Hands: 9-5/8 inches Bench: 6 reps of 225 pounds Vertical: 37 inches 10-yard split: 1.56 seconds 20-yard: 2.61 seconds 3-Cone drill: not available Broad jump: 10 feet, 5 inches Overview: Had an injury-riddled career for the Huskies. When healthy, he made spectacular plays. Does a poor job in run support as he lunges at ballcarriers and doesn't break down before tackling which missed tackles. He was a standout on special teams. He played 302 passing snaps last season. He was targeted on 32 plays and gave up 20 catches for a 62.5 catch percentage. He played 569 snaps overall and had a 70.7 grade by Pro Football Focus. He's from Oceanside, Calif.


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