Jets cornerback Nick Marshall has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2017 regular seasonfor violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
Marshall, who played quarterback at Auburn before converting to defense in the NFL, had just five tackles in eight games played for the Jets last season. He had 13 tackles in 13 games with the Jaguars in 2015.
Despite the suspension,Marshall will beeligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.
Marshall is now the third Jets player to be suspended alreadythis offseason. He joined tight endAustin Seferian-Jenkins(two gamesfor a DUI) and wide receiverJalin Marshall(four gamesfor PEDs).
Marshall began his college career as a cornerback at Georgia, but was dismissed from the team in 2011 for a violation of team rules.