“As an [executive] we’re looking at the moment about what those sanctions will be.
“There will be sanctions, obviously. There’s a certain way we go about things and that’s not one of them.”
Stengle has played three AFL games for Adelaide since joining the Crows at the end of 2018, having previously made two appearances for Richmond. He featured in round one before the competition’s suspension and Nicks said the drink driving incident was a “really big setback” for the young forward.
“I know Tyson’s probably the most disappointed person and probably slightly embarrassed about what he went through,” Nicks said.
“Hopefully for him it’s a learning experience. He’s a young kid and he’s had a fantastic pre-season, so for him it’s a really big setback.
“But in saying that he’ll put his head down now and he’ll go hard and get back to work.”