Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/9/12
Weed and the NFL: Is it time for the NFL to panic? Ricky Williams was born in the wrong time period that’s for sure, because if he was born a couple of decades later, his marijuana use would not have stalled his career in the NFL forcing him to play in Canada which brings us to the 800 pound gorilla in the room for the NFL. Last Tuesday November 6th, 2012, the states of Colorado and Washington passed legislation legalizing the use, manufacture and distribution of marijuana. Coincidentally those two states have two NFL teams in the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks which some legal experts have speculated will develop legal battles between players and the NFL who use illicit substances.… Read more
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