Found March 27, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers defensive end Mike Neal lost his appeal with the NFL in an effort to overturn his four-game suspension but insists he's not guilty of taking a performance-enhancing drug.On March 13, an NFL spokesperson said Neal "has been suspended without pay for the team's first four games of the 2012 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances."Neal, however, wants to be clear that violating that policy doesn't mean he took a PED. In a phone interview Monday morning, Neal said he never touched a performance-enhancing drug such as steroids or human growth hormone. According to Neal, what happened was much more innocent.Neal said he was given a prescription medication that was approved by his physician. That wouldn't normally be an issue, but Neal didn't realize that the medical information had to all be turned in to the Packers. Neal added emphatically that he did nothing wrong except for his failure to p...
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