New York Giants linebacker Justin Hilliard has been suspended for the primary two games of the 2022 season after violating the NFL’s coverage on efficiency enhancing medicine. Hilliard won’t be paid for the 2 games he misses, however he’ll be capable of take part in all coaching camp practices and preseason games this summer season.
Hilliard was claimed off waivers by the Giants final September, taking part in two games as a rookie. He was initially signed by the 49ers as an undrafted free agent however was reduce on the finish of August.
He solely performed 15 particular groups snaps final season and can be an extended shot to make the 53-man roster in 2022.
Hilliard defined what occurred that led to the suspension, saying he mistakenly took his associate’s prescription treatment as a substitute of his personal.
NFL’s zero-tolerance coverage, and I take full
accountability for having a banned substance in my physique.
— Justin Hilliard (@JHilliard47) (*2*)