The New York Giants may have one much less roster resolution to make come subsequent Tuesday, after they reduce their roster down from 80 to 53 gamers.
Linebacker Ryan Anderson was suspended by the NFL on Saturday for violating the league’s coverage on performance-enhancing substances.
Ryan Anderson of the New York Giants has been suspended with out pay for the primary six video games of the common season for violating the NFL Coverage and Program on Efficiency Enhancing Substances. He’ll be capable to take part in Sunday’s last preseason recreation.
Anderson will likely be eligible to return to the Giants’ energetic roster on Monday, Oct. 18, following the crew’s Week 6 recreation vs. the Los Angeles Rams.
Anderson’s agent has since launched a press release:
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Anderson, 27, was signed by the Giants as a free agent on March 25 to a one-year, $1.13 million contract. He’ll nonetheless be capable to compete within the Giants’ preseason finale on Sunday.
Anderson performed his faculty ball at Alabama and was a second-round decide of the Washington Soccer Workforce within the 2017 NFL draft. He was primarily a backup defender and particular teamer throughout his 4 seasons there.
Anderson’s suspension opens up a roster spot for one of many gamers on the bubble this weekend, and never essentially at linebacker. He was not difficult for a beginning position this summer time.