49ers DE Jordan Willis has been suspended by the NFL for the first six games for the 2021 season for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy.
NFL suspends 49ers DL Jordan Willis 6 Games: Willis has been suspended without pay for the first six games of the 2021 regular season for violating the NFL Policy on Performance-Enhancing Substances. He will be able to participate in all offseason & preseason practices & games.
— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) June 17, 2021
Willis, 26, is a former third-round pick of the Bengals back in 2017. Willis was in the third year of his four-year, $3.61 million contract when the Bengals waived him last September.
Willis was later claimed off of waivers by the Jets and later traded to the 49ers back in October. He made a base salary of $865,250 for the 2020 season before returning to San Francisco this past March.
In 2020, Willis appeared in nine games and recorded 13 tackles, two tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and one fumble recovery.