Report: Kenny Vaccaro tests positive for Adderall, faces four-game suspension

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 11: Michael Crabtree #15 of the Oakland Raiders runs past Kenny Vaccaro #32 of the New Orleans Saints druing the second quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 11, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro could have to sit out for four games after reportedly violating the NFL’s ban on performance-enhancing drugs.

According to a report from, Vaccaro is accused of using Adderall, a prescription medication used to treat ADHD that’s also considered a performance-enhancing drug.

The report says Vaccaro is planning to appeal the suspension. Because he’s planning to appeal, he’ll still be able to play in Sunday’s home game against the Denver Broncos.

NFL writer Mark Sessler notes that the Saints defense allows a “league-worst 300 yards per game through the air.”

“The New Orleans defense has been a problem from wire to wire,” Sessler says.