New York Jets Receivers Coach Miles Austin Suspended At Least One Year For Gambling

New York Jets vast receivers coach Miles Austin has been suspended by the NFL for at least one yr for violating the league’s playing coverage.

NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy on Friday confirmed the suspension, which Austin is interesting. McCarthy added the league would haven’t any additional remark till the enchantment is resolved.

New York Jets assistant coach Miles Austin throughout a 2021 sport.

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The previous NFL vast receiver didn’t coach within the Jets’ 19-3 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night time.

Austin’s legal professional and agent William P. Deni Jr. stated in an announcement emailed to The Related Press that Austin didn’t gamble on soccer.

“The NFL suspended Miles Austin for wagering from a legal mobile account on table games and non-NFL professional sports,” Deni stated. “Miles did not wager on any NFL game in violation of the gambling policy for NFL personnel. He has been fully cooperative with the NFL’s investigation. He is appealing his suspension.”

Per the NFL’s playing coverage for personnel, wagering on sports activities — even when not NFL video games — is a violation.

NFL Community and ESPN first reported Austin’s suspension by the league.

Austin is in his second season teaching on Robert Saleh’s workers with the Jets. The 2 had been additionally on San Francisco’s workers collectively in 2019, when Saleh was the defensive coordinator and Austin an offensive high quality management coach. The 38-year-old Austin additionally served as a professional and school scouting intern for Dallas in the course of the 2017 and ’18 seasons.