NFL to Interview Players Connected to Al Jazeera America Report on PEDs

June 24, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL will be conducting interviews with three players who were tied to performance-enhancing drugs by an Al Jazeera America report from last December.
Per Tom Pelissero of USA Today, NFL senior vice president of labor policy and league affairs Adolpho Birch said in a letter Friday to NFL counsel Heather McPhee that the league will interview Green Bay Packers linebackers Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison when their teams open training camp at the end of July.
Pelissero noted the letter said that former Packers linebacker Mike Neal, who is currently a free agent, will be interviewed "on or before July 22." He added that an inquiry into Peyton Manning "has been progressing," but the former NFL MVP is no longer in the union as a retired player.
Per Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, all four players "are and have been willing to submit to interviews" with the main delay being related to the league and players union being una...

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