Will Hill Fails Drug Test Again and Giants May Cut Ties: According to multiple press reports, New York Giants safety Will Hill has failed yet another drug test. Hill now faces a potential 6-game, 8-game, or even full-year suspension by the NFL. Hill will appeal the results of the drug test.
Worse for Hill, according to The New York Daily News, a team source says the Giants are “livid” with Hill and that Hill is likely “done with the team, whether he wins his appeal or not.”
Hill was first suspended in October 2012 for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. It is believed the substance was Adderall. Hill was suspended for four games of the 2012 season.
Hill was suspended as second time in July 2013, this time for violating the NFL’s policy on abusive substances (illegal drugs), which was believed to be marijuana. Again, Hill was suspended for four games.
According to press reports, if Hill tested positive again for performance-enhancing substances and loses his appeal, he now faces an 8-game suspension. There are conflicting reports on how long the suspension would be for illegal drugs. The Daily News is reporting it would be for six games while other media sources say it would be a full-season suspension if he loses his appeal.
The 24-year old Hill was one of the best defensive players on the team in 2013. In 12 games, he accrued 77 tackles, 2 pass defenses, 2 interceptions (one returned for a touchdown), and 2 forced fumbles.