EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants defensive end Josh Mauro has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancers.
Mauro is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games.
Mauro was released by the Arizona Cardinals on March 16 and signed with the Giants on Monday.
Mauro is being reunited with defensive coordinator James Bettcher with the Giants. He played his first four seasons for the Cardinals, the past three under Bettcher.
Undrafted coming out of Stanford, Mauro played in 47 games with 26 starts for the Cardinals. He had 92 tackles, two sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He started seven of the 13 games last season.