Alvin Kamara has been suspended for 3 games, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Sources: NFL is suspending Saints RB Alvin Kamara 3 games for his role in a fight outside a Las Vegas nightclub in 2022. Kamara reached a plea agreement in July, and no longer is facing a felony charge for his role in the fight that occurred before the Pro Bowl in February 2022. pic.twitter.com/tmEYhB7NnS
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 4, 2023
New Orleans Saints star running back, Alvin Kamara, is facing expected to be suspended for part of the 2023 NFL season following his arrest resulting from a 2022 altercation in Las Vegas.
The decision regarding the length of the suspension is expected to be influenced significantly by his meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, who reported on the matter on Wednesday, Kamara’s forthcoming discussion with Goodell holds substantial weight in determining the severity of the penalty he will receive.
From Inside Training Camp: #Saints RB Alvin Kamara is expected to be suspended for his incident in Las Vegas, but how long could be determined from his meeting with Roger Goodell. pic.twitter.com/c6npkDmHVB
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 2, 2023
The meeting is seen as an opportunity for Kamara to provide his side of the story and potentially explain the events leading up to the altercation that led to his arrest.
The incident in question occurred in Las Vegas during 2022, resulting in legal trouble for the talented running back.
#BREAKING: Video evidence in the battery case involving New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Chris Lammons and two others includes this surveillance of a brawl in a hallway outside of a Las Vegas nightclub. More: https://t.co/bf4oXYSn4U pic.twitter.com/lONPPGNpri
— David Charns (@davidcharns) February 22, 2023
As one of the key players for the New Orleans Saints, Kamara’s potential suspension could have a significant impact on the team’s performance during the upcoming season.
It now remains to be seen exactly how long will Alvin Kamra be suspended for.