Originally written on Throw The Flag  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Tyrann Mathieu’s draft stock plummeted from where it used to be at the end of last season. The LSU Tiger cornerback entered rehab and sat out the entire 2012 season for Marijuana usage. It was reported that Mathieu, aka The Honey Badger, failed a test for weed in 2011 and had to sit out a game. Mathieu made a name for himself as a viscous hitter with a knack for punt returns and fumble recoveries. According to the Green Bay Press Gazette, Mathieu claims that his Marijuana usage costed him millions of dollars: Asked what he has lost in the past year, Mathieu said “millions,” but emphasized he’ll be happy to play football for a few hundred thousand dollars after playing the game his whole life for free. Why should an NFL team believe Mathieu is capable of staying clean once he’s got an NFL salary at his disposal? “A lot of the things that I put before football, was really not fun anymore without football,” he said. “So once I get football back in my life, I want to approach things a l...
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