|Oct. 7, 2017 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST4:58 PM CT1:58 UAE (+1)17:58 ETNaN:� - The Dallas Cowboys activated Irving from the reserve/exempt list and he is expected to play in Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.
Analysis: Irving returned to practice Wednesday after a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. The Cowboys had a one-game exemption since he was coming back from suspension. Irving, 24, replaces defensive end Charles Tapper, who was placed on injured reserve Thursday after suffering a broken bone in his foot in Wednesday's practice.
|May 23, 2017 11:33 AM PT12:33 PM MT1:33 PM CT2:33 PM ET18:33 GMT2:33 11:33 AM MST1:33 PM EST1:33 PM CT22:33 UAE14:33 ETNaN:� - Irving is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL performance-enhancing drug policy.
Analysis: According to multiple reports, Irving informed the league he would appeal and believes there is "evidence" that will clear him. Irving had four sacks and led the Cowboys with 26 quarterback pressures in 2016. Dallas signed Irving in 2015 off the Kansas City Chiefs' practice squad. He signed a one-year deal as an exclusive rights free agent in 2017 and can become a restricted free agent at the end of the upcoming season.