Jets Waive Nick Marshall Following PED Suspension

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistMay 4, 2017

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 11:  Nick Marshall #30 of the New York Jets returns a kickoff against the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter of their NFL football game at Levi's Stadium on December 11, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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The New York Jets have waived cornerback Nick Marshall, who is suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. 

Eric Allen of the Jets' official website announced Marshall has been waived. 

In addition to Marshall, the Jets also released safety Marcus Gilchrist. The 28-year-old ended last season on injured reserve after suffering a torn patellar tendon in Week 14. 

Marshall was Auburn's starting quarterback for two seasons in 2013-14. He helped lead the Tigers to the SEC championship and an appearance in the 2014 BCS National Championship Game against Florida State. 

After leaving school, Marshall signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as a cornerback and special teams player in 2015. He played 13 games for the Jaguars as a rookie, averaging 26.6 yards on 13 kickoff returns. 

The Jets signed Marshall off Jacksonville's practice squad last October. He played in eight games for New York during the 2016 season. 

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