NFL to reinstate Johnny Jolly

Updated: February 28, 2013, 12:33 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Defensive end Johnny Jolly, who hasn't played in the NFL since 2009 because of an indefinite suspension for drug charges, will be reinstated effective Monday, the league said.

The Green Bay Packers still hold Jolly's rights. At the time of his suspension he had been tendered by the team with a one-year, $2.521 million offer. That tender would remain the same once he's reinstated, but it's likely he would have to restructure his contract to remain with the team.

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