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Jets' Quincy Enunwa suspended four games by NFL

New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa runs

New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa runs with the ball during the first half of an NFL preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 at MetLife Stadium. Photo Credit: Lee S. Weissman

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Jets receiver Quincy Enunwa has been suspended without pay for the team's next four games for violating the NFL personal conduct policy, the league announced Monday.

Todd Bowles confirmed that the suspension stems from Enunwa's Aug. 31, 2014, arrest. He was charged with "domestic violence simple assault," according to the arrest report from Florham Park police, after an alleged altercation with his girlfriend in a hotel room.

On the 911 call, which was obtained from the Florham Park police, a hotel staffer was heard telling the operator that the "domestic incident" resulted from "a heated argument" and a "woman was injured."

Enunwa's girlfriend chose not to pursue the charges, according to the prosecution, and Enunwa was cleared of the domestic violence charge. Both sides reportedly reached a conditional agreement in which there could be no contact between Enunwa and the woman for 90 days.

Enunwa will miss games against the Patriots, Raiders, Jaguars and Bills. He'll be eligible to return to the Jets' active roster Nov. 13.

ESPN was the first to report that Enunwa's cooperation and remorse resulted in the reduction of the suspension from six to four games.

Bowles said he was surprised the suspension was announced "so late in the season, being that it happened last year . . . We respect the decision and we're going to move forward."

Enunwa is the third Jet to be suspended this year. Defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson just finished serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's drug policy and offensive lineman Oday Aboushi missed the regular-season opener before he was waived Sept. 15.

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