Penalties will also increase from fifty games to eighty games for a first testing violation and from 100 games to 162 games for a second violation. A third penalty remains a lifetime ban. A player serving a season-long suspension will lose all of his pay. In-season random urine tests will increase from 1400 to 3200 overall. There will also be 400 random blood collections during the season.
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