Found November 27, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Adderall seems to be the most popular banned substance across the NFL at the moment, as it seems we have a new player suspended each week for taking the drug. One of the latest is Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. His alleged excuse is hilarious.
According to a “person informed of Sherman’s explanation” who reportedly spoke to USA Today on condition of anonymity, Sherman says he accidentally drank from a teammate’s water bottle that had a crushed up Adderall pill in it. The source said the teammate is allowed to take Adderall because he has a prescription.
I don’t know about you, but I always crush pills up into my water bottle when they’re prescribed to me. And once I do that, I let anyone drink from that beverage without letting them know that my prescription medication has been dissolved in the water.
USA Today also said that Curtis Crabtree, a reporter for Sports Radio KJR in Seattle, exchanged a series of texts with Sherman during which the Seattle corner denied eve...
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After that is anyone's guess.
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