Giants DT Kennedy suspended by NFL

Giants defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy was suspended for four

games Tuesday for violating the NFL’s policy on performance

enhancing substances.

Kennedy signed with the Giants in August and has four tackles in

five games this season. He is eligible to return to the active

roster the day after the Giants face the San Francisco 49ers on

Nov. 13.

The ex-Penn State star was selected by St. Louis with the 12th

overall pick in the 2003 draft. He played for the Rams, Broncos,

Bears, Jaguars and Vikings during his first eight seasons in the


Kennedy has 8 1/2 sacks and 31 starts in 91 career games.