One thing to know: Blackmon costs himself some money

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Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon has been suspended for the first four games of the 2013 regular season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. In addition to missed game checks, Blackmon will be missing out on some guaranteed money due to protections the Jaguars put in his contract. Tyrann Mathieu is facing similar contract questions with the Cardinals not wanting to give him any guaranteed money. There is one key difference between Blackmon and Mathieu though - the Cardinals knew what they were getting into when they drafted the troubled Honey Badger, while Blackmon’s infractions came in the time after he was drafted but before he signed his contract.

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