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Report: Giants LB Justin Hilliard suspended two games

Field Level Media
18 Jun 2022, 06:40 GMT+10

New York Giants linebacker Justin Hilliard was suspended for the first two games of the 2022 season, NFL Network reported Friday, after he violated the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Hilliard, who went undrafted out of Ohio State, made his NFL debut last season and played in two games with the Giants. He played on 15 special-teams snaps.

Hilliard, 25, was waived by the San Francisco Giants on Aug. 31 of last year and signed by the Giants a day later. He was placed on injured reserve in mid-October due to an ankle injury.

He will be eligible to join the Giants on Sept. 19, one day following their Week 2 game against the Carolina Panthers.

--Field Level Media

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