Found November 25, 2012 on
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Seattle Seahawks cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner are facing four-game suspensions for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.
Schefter says both players are filing appeals and that they insist they are innocent. Their appeals could be heard this week.
Seattle lost to the Dolphins 24-21 on Sunday and is now 6-5. They are in playoff contention in the NFC, so losing both players for four games would be devastating.
USA Today’s Mike Garafolo says that both players tested positive for Adderall, which has been a highly-controversial subject matter in the NFL this season.
Adderall is used to treat ADHD, but it also contains amphetamines. Players can apply for a therapeutic use exemption from the league in order to take the medication.
Sherman and Browner are among the largest corners in the NFL. Browner is 6’4″, 221 pounds, and in his second season in the league. Sherman 6’3″, 195 pounds, and also in his second season.
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Seahawks starting cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner have both been suspended by the NFL for four games. See what they did to earn the ban.
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Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, who faces a four game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on PEDs, claims that he unknowingly drank the Adderall that led to the punishment.
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...
The Richard Sherman suspension is taking turns left and right.
First the Seahawks’ star cornerback denied taking Adderall, despite a report saying that his failed test stemmed from taking the prescription drug. Then, a report came out from Mike Garafolo of the USA Today that said Sherman accidentally drank from a bottle that his teammate had poured crushed Adderall into. Now...
Seattle may find its playoff hopes impossible as both starting corner-backs recently tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner both face four-game suspensions for the violation. Sherman and Browner both intend to appeal the test. The exact substance for which the players tested positive for has not been identified. The loss of Sherman and...
The Seattle Seahawks may lose their two starting cornerbacks for four games. Both Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner were busted for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drugs policy. They are facing four-game suspension, but both will be appealing the suspension.
According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, both cornersbacks tested positive in random tests. But deny using...
It’s a cold world when your friends start to turn their back on you, and the same can be said when teammates throw you under the bus. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman violated the leagues substance abuse policy and was nabbed for taking adderall. Shermans’ excuse was he shared a [...]
Something is amiss in the Seattle Seahawks locker room. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner are facing four-game suspensions for violating the league’s policy against performance-enhancing drugs. Schefter adds that both players claim to be innocent and have filed appeals, which could be heard as early as this week. Sherman [...]
As if the loss to Miami wasn't bad enough, word has now gotten out that the NFL is planning on handing out suspensions to both of Seattle's starting cornerbacks, Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman, for violating league rules prohibiting the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Sherman responded to the news by vehemently denying using the drug in question, Adderall, and...
This would be a massive blow to one of the emerging dominant defenses in the NFL. Brandon Browner is a journeyman who finally found a spot on the Seahawks last year, after a short tenure in the CFL, and made the Pro Bowl. Sherman has emerged this year and been in the spotlight for a few different reasons, specifically for trolling Tom Brady and Calvin Johnson on Twitter.The Seahawks...
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expects to have his starting cornerbacks available this Sunday in Chicago.
After that is anyone's guess.
Carroll said Monday he plans on Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner playing this week against the Bears, despite the possibility they could be facing four-game suspensions for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs...
The Seahawks' playoff chances may have taken a nosedive on Sunday, and not just because of their 24-21 loss to the Dolphins.
The Seahawks are facing the loss of both starting cornerbacks, Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner, for four games apiece for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The two physical cornerbacks, centerpieces...
Coming into Sunday’s game against Miami, the Seahawks were the third best pass defense in the league. They had allowed just 196 passing yards per game in 2012, much to the credit of the physical secondary in corners Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner, as well as safeties Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor.
That’ll all change in Week 13 against the Bears.
Seahawks CB’s Richard...