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Scandrick (suspension) won't play Sunday against the Titans, the Dallas Morning News reports.

If a revised NFL drug policy is approved next week, it's expected that Scandrick would be reinstated and be eligible to play in Week 3, but he won't be on the Cowboys' active roster this weekend, with an agreement on the policy not yet finalized.

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Scandrick is still in California and is not expected to play in the Cowboys upcoming game against the Titans, even if the league overturns his suspension, Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram reports.

Scandrick is expected to be able to play as soon as the NFL agrees on a new drug testing policy, but it appears that Scandrick will not play regardless of his suspension. It seems more likely that he will not see his first NFL action of the season until week three when the team travels to St. Louis.

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The league and the NFLPA have not finalized their proposed agreement regarding revision to the league's drug programs, according to NFL VP of PR Greg Aiello. As a result, Scandrick's suspension has not been officially rescinded at this time.

The two sides may ultimately finalize their agreement Saturday, but Scandrick's availability for Week 2 is uncertain as there are still details that need to be cleared up before the players impacted will be able to get on the field again.

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As a result of the league's new drug policy, Scandrick is now reinstated from suspension, ESPN reports.

Scandrick is no less than Dallas' second-best cornerback, so this should result in a clear improvement for the Dallas secondary. The Cowboys defense remains likely to end the year as one of the league's worst, however.

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Updating a previous report, Scandrick's suspension was a result of a violation of the NFL's drug policy.

Scandrick's suspension is said to be for PED use, but according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, the positive test was triggered by a recreational drug he took during a trip to Mexico. He'll miss the first four games of 2014 as a result, and is now one failed drug test away from a potential season-long ban.

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Scandrick has been suspended for the first four weeks of the 2014 season, Rowan Kavner of DallasCowboys.com reports.

A reason for Scandrick's suspension has yet to be disclosed, but the duration was confirmed by Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones on Monday. The suspension will give Morris Claiborne a clearer path to a starting cornerback job to begin the season.

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ESPNDallas' Todd Archer believes CB Orlando Scandrick is the favorite to start over former first-round CB Morris Claiborne.

Claiborne will have to improve dramatically to escape the bust tag hovering over him. Claiborne has started just 22 games and been disastrous in coverage since being selected at pick six in 2012. Scandrick played well after taking the job last season, so Claiborne will need a big training camp to move up the depth chart.

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Cowboys signed CB Orlando Scandrick to a two-year extension through 2018.

Scandrick's 2013 pay is unchanged, but his 2014 base salary was raised to $4.5 million and is now fully guaranteed. Scandrick has overtaken RCB Mo Claiborne as a starter this year and graded out as a top-20 coverage cornerback according to Pro Football Focus. Historically, Scandrick has been a slot corner.

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The Cowboys have restructured CB Orlando Scandrick's contract in order to save some space under the salary cap.

Scandrick only had a $2 million base salary, but Dallas is desperate for any room it can come up with. The Cowboys' slot corner between Morris Claiborne and Brandon Carr, Scandrick graded out as Pro Football Focus' No. 43-ranked cornerback in pass coverage last season. He'll return in the same role in 2013.

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Cowboys placed CB Orlando Scandrick (hand) on season-ending injured reserve.

Scandrick broke his hand on Thanksgiving Day against the Redskins and was given a 6-8 week timetable for return. He would have only been available if the Cowboys made a deep playoff run. NT Rob Callaway was signed from the practice squad in a corresponding move.