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Vikings CB Price suspended two games for substance abuse violation

<p>Cornerback Jabari Price takes part in a drill during Minnesota Vikings mini camp in Eden Prairie, Minn., Friday, May 16, 2014. New Vikings coach Mike Zimmer set to work getting young players like quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, linebacker Anthony Barr and defensive backs Antone Exum and Kendall James up to speed on what will be expected of them in the NFL. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)</p>

Cornerback Jabari Price takes part in a drill during Minnesota Vikings mini camp in Eden Prairie, Minn., Friday, May 16, 2014. New Vikings coach Mike Zimmer set to work getting young players like quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, linebacker Anthony Barr and defensive backs Antone Exum and Kendall James up to speed on what will be expected of them in the NFL. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jabari Price has been suspended two games by the NFL for violating the league's policy and program for substances of abuse.

Price, who can partake in all training camp practices and preseason games, will miss Minnesota's games on Sept. 14 at San Francisco and Sept. 20 vs. Detroit. He will be eligible to return to the Vikings' active roster on Mon., Sep. 21.

Price was arrested on suspicion of DWI on Dec. 29, 2014 and pled guilty to the charge this past April. He was sentenced to 30 days of electronic home monitoring, fined $300 and entered a substance abuse education program, according to his attorney.

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On Friday, Price issued a statement of apology.

"I sincerely apologize to my family, my teammates, the Vikings organization and Vikings fans for the mistake I made last winter," he said. "I can assure you that it will never happen again. I look forward to returning to helping my team on the field in Week 3."

The Vikings selected Price, who went to North Carolina, in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played in 14 games last season, recording 10 tackles.

Price made it known on Twitter that he is headed to training camp.