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NFL Must Mandate Off-Season Drug Testing.


The only way the league is going to put any dent in the proliferation of drug use among NFL players is establish a mandatory off-season drug testing program. Yes, that means any time/any place, and not at locations selected by the players like it is now. Once the International Olympic Committee put off-season testing in place, dirty tests dropped more than 3/4 world wide. As it stands, NFL players can puff it up, shoot it up, pop it up, and snort it up to their hearts' desire during the off season. Under the current scenario, we're kidding ourselves believing that these same players can stay clean, sober, rational and effective as players. As we've seen, Browner is just one of many examples that the latter is an unrealistic expectation. Who believes the Seahawks have the worst substance abuse problem in the league? Ridiculous! It's virtually everywhere. I do though, believe people are reporting specific instances of illegal drug use by Seahawks' players to bolster the league's chances of yielding more dirty tests from the team. Does anyone really believe the Broncos' Von Miller's first time cheating on a drug test was when the league busted him for it? Of course not. As we know, the specific behavior was reported. In the meantime, the league is actually setting up players with substance abuse problems to fail if they don't hold them accountable year round, rather limiting testing to in-season.

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