Garcia was suspended for the first four games of the season after violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, Joel A. Erickson of The Indianapolis Star reports.
Garcia was a third-round pick of the Patriots back in 2017 but has struggled to find his way onto a team throughout his career. He spent the second half of last season on the Colts' practice squad. Garcia would count as one of the final 53 roster spots should the Colts decide to keep him on to begin the regular season.
Garcia was waived by the Jets on Friday, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.
Garcia had an eye on a depth offensive line role for the Jets, but he ultimately failed to earn the spot. The team opted to go a different route, which means the tackle will be forced to do the same.
Garcia (illness) took the field on offense for 18 snaps during Thursday's preseason game against the Redskins.
Garcia is targeting a 53-man roster spot with the Jets as a reserve tackle and appears to be healthy after missing all of 2017 due to blood clots.
Garcia (illness) was claimed off waivers by the Jets, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Garcia was waived by the Patriots over the weekend after missing the entire 2017 season with blood clots in his lungs. The 2017 third-rounder will now get a chance to prove himself on another AFC East team.
Garcia was waived by the Patriots on Friday with a non-football injury designation, the Boston Herald reports.
Garcia missed the entire 2017 season due to blood clots in his lungs, but indicated in March he had been medicinally cleared to play. It's unclear if the current issue is related or something separate, but the 24-year-old is in search of a new team regardless.
Garcia, who was forced to sit out his rookie season due to blood clots in his lungs, has been medically cleared to play, NESN.com reports.
Selected in the third round of the 2017 NFL draft, Garcia was tabbed to provide depth behind then starting left tackle Nate Solder. Now that Solder has departed via free agency, the return of Garcia gives the Patriots a player to groom as a potential starter at a key position on their offensive line. Garcia's health issues last year led to him losing about 40 pounds, but once he bulks back up and rebuilds his strength, the 24-year-old will look to secure a key role with the team.
Garcia (illness) is in the process of recovering from blood clots in his lungs, Jeff Howe of The Boston Herald reports.
Garcia was selected by the Patriots in the third round of last year's draft but spent the entire season on injured reserve due to what was at the time an undisclosed illness. He's expected to make a full recovery, but he lost nearly 40 pounds during the ordeal and is currently in the process of working his way back into playing shape. While he's expected to eventually return to the team and compete for a role, he remains without a defined timetable for that return.
The Patriots selected Garcia in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 85th overall.
Garcia (6-foot-6, 302 pounds) is a lean but athletic tackle who looks like a left tackle grooming project for the Patriots. After playing in the Sun Belt, Garcia is likely more long-term insurance behind Nate Solder than he is a short-term replacement option.
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