The NFL and NFL Players Association are working towards the HGH testing in the NFL and two prominent members of the Dallas Cowboys believe it is in the best interest of the game.
“We’ve seen other pro sports and how important that’s been and the negative vibe it’s gotten,” said Jason Witten, via ESPN Dallas. “Everybody wants a level playing field. I think the union wants it under the right circumstance. There’s a lot of parameters when you start testing for blood but I think everyone is welcoming that when it’s done the right way. It’s probably taken longer than we all expected it to, but it sounds like we’re close.”
A memo sent to players from the NFLPA’s board of directors says that players will have blood samples taken during training camp physicals this year. The test is simply to gauge the severity of HGH in the NFL and no players will be penalized for testing positive.
According to a memo obtained by ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen, the NFLPA’s board of directors sent a