Jets WR Coach Miles Austin Suspended For Violating NFL's Gambling Policy

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Miles Austin, the former Dallas Cowboys superstar and current wide receivers coach for the NY Jets, has been suspended by the NFL for violating its gambling policy … the league announced Friday.

Austin’s agent, however, said in a statement following the news that the 38-year-old is appealing the punishment … saying Austin wagered “from a legal mobile account on table games and non-NFL professional sports.”

“Miles did not wager on any NFL game in violation of the Gamblign Policy for NFL Personnel,” Austin’s attorney added.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter … Austin’s ban will be “for a minimum of a year” if it’s ultimately upheld.

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Miles — a two-time Pro Bowler who spent 10 seasons in the NFL — got into coaching and scouting following the conclusion of his playing days … first latching on as an intern with the Cowboys in 2017.

He later went on to become a 49ers quality control coach in 2019 … before eventually landing the gig with the Jets in 2021.

He did not coach in the team’s 19-3 loss to the Jaguars at MetLife Stadium on Thursday night.

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