Henry Wins Appeal of Drug Test

Denver running back won't be suspended for year, cleared to play
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 5, 2007 1:15 AM CST
Oakland Raiders linebacker Thomas Howard, right, tackles Denver Broncos running back Travis Henry during an NFL football game in Denver on Sept. 16, 2007. The Broncos will face the Raiders in Oakland...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – While the Denver Broncos may have lost this past week to divisional rival Oakland they did emerge victorious in another matter. Running back Travis Henry won his appeal of a one-year suspension in relation to a failed drug test from August. Henry’s appeal was heard in mid-November and he was recently notified of that he had won, reports the Denver Post.

"We are pleased with this outcome and happy that Travis has been absolved of any wrongdoing with respect to this matter," said the team in a statement. Earlier in his career while with Tennessee in 2005, Henry had been suspended for four games for testing positive for marijuana.  Henry has 629 rushing yards and three touchdowns on the season.