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Report: GMs estimate 60-70 percent of NFL players smoke pot

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by RS12, Apr 21, 2013.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    09:24 AM ET 04.21 | Marijuana use generally is not a deal breaker anymore when it comes to the NFL Draft. Multiple GMs said about half the kids they interview in the pre-draft process either admit they have used marijuana, or have a documented failed drug test in their records. They also estimate that between 60 and 70 percent of NFL players smoke weed.

    National Football Post
  2. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    And the other 30-40% are liars.
  3. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Wow! That's a bit more than I expected. A little use here and there wouldn't bother me but everyday use would. Too much cognitive-motor dysfunction IMO but I'm sure that doesn't stop a lot of players.
  4. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

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    Then can we stop putting players in the box if over half our team already does it anyways?
  5. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    According to this it would be hard to find enough guys to field a competitive team if they eliminated every guy that dabbled in weed.
  6. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler Zone Supporter

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    Shocker! Not. Smoking pot is like the cool thing to do today, those the "in" so to speak. Rihanna smokes it openly in a club in LA for all to see, especially the younger ones. Many other celebs do as well.

    Tried it twice in my lifetime and never saw the big deal. Maybe I wasn't doing it right? :cool:
  7. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    Why are cigarettes and alcohol legal and mary jane isn't, again?
  8. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Or too high to give the correct answer.
  9. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    No surprise here. It shouldn't be a deal breaker in the draft.
  10. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    :laugh2:

    Was thinking the same thing.
  11. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    same tired refrain. It is illegal at this time. Learn to deal with THAT.
  12. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    Not everywhere, and that will continue to change. Instead of learning with THAT, people will continue to change THAT.
  13. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    "Dude, wait, what? Um...I'm going to go with..no? Awesome." :)
  14. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Awful lot of confidence you have in the rules written by everyday people.
  15. Tass

    Tass Lucky Devil

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    That can't be good for your stamina/lung performance.
  16. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    It's probably not the best but this isn't soccer. They get to stop and huddle or rest while the O or D is on the field; and they are still in great shape.
  17. NIBGoldenchild

    NIBGoldenchild Active Member

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    As often as Redskins players have been caught smoking it in the past few years, I'm sure that percentage is higher on their team.
  18. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    in the next few years? Dream on. Until the next CBA at least. Learn to deal with reality.
  19. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    think before you post. It is ILLEGAL and it is banned as part of the CBA and league rules. You get caught and you get suspended.

    Deal with reality as it is.
  20. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    The majority of that 70-80% aren't getting suspended and you will not hear their name.

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