Things are going from bad to worse for the New Orleans Saints. Saints wide receiver Deonte Harris has been suspended by the NFL for the next three weeks of the regular season, according to NFL insider Field Yates.

Harris' suspension stems from the wide receiver's DUI arrest this offseason, which occurred over the summer nearby his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. Harris appealed the suspension, which was initially handed to him by the NFL, but it appears the league has denied his appeal. Harris was arrested after driving more than 20 miles per hour over the speed limit and was then tested to have a blood-alcohol level of 0.246, well beyond the legal driving limit.

His legal case was resolved in November, with the All-Pro return specialist being sentenced to one year of supervised probation. He reportedly pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.

Harris will miss New Orleans' next three games, matchups with the New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Miami Dolphins. He will be able to return for the Saints' final two games of the season: Week 16's matchup with the Carolina Panthers, and then the season finale against the Atlanta Falcons. The Saints are 5-7 and tied with the Falcons in the cellar of the NFC South, so Harris' absence could be a big blow.

This season, Harris has hauled in 31 receptions for 523 yards and three touchdowns. Harris went undrafted out of Assumption College but latched on with the Saints in 2019. That year he was a First-Team All-Pro returner after leading the league in punt return yards with 338.

The 24-year-old has featured in 34 games for the Saints throughout his career.