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JHL6719 08-08-2012 02:22 PM

Joe Haden facing a 4 game suspension?
 
Can anyone tell me why the hell this guy tested positive for an ADD drug?


http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/blog/ey...iled-drug-test

gpngc 08-08-2012 02:23 PM

Probably to help him study the playbook.

K Train 08-08-2012 02:24 PM

he better ******* get suspended if saunders has to be out for 4 weeks for the same thing

phlysac 08-08-2012 04:10 PM

I find it interesting that whenever a legal prescription drug is the cause for a failed test, people get up-in-arms. The fact is that it is a narcotic, and if he isn't prescribed it legally, then it becomes an illegal narcotic. Mood stabilizer, or not, I counsel kids every day that use Adderall and the like to get high.

K Train 08-08-2012 04:21 PM

its an amphetamine, not a narcotic

#iloveadderall

phlysac 08-08-2012 04:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by K Train (Post 3083611)
its an amphetamine, not a narcotic

#iloveadderall

Medical amphetamine, legal narcotic. Schedule II.

Narcotic is poor word usage and my bad. It is a controlled substance.

phlysac 08-08-2012 04:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by K Train (Post 3083611)
its an amphetamine, not a narcotic

#iloveadderall

Adderall, loved it the Quip? Get outta here :P

WCH 08-08-2012 04:43 PM

The controversial point seems to be that at least some of the suspended players do have legal prescriptions, but didn't file the proper paperwork with the league office.

phlysac 08-08-2012 04:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by WCH (Post 3083640)
The controversial point seems to be that at least some of the suspended players do have legal prescriptions, but didn't file the proper paperwork with the league office.

I don't understand that as a point of contention, however. Proper paperwork has to be filed in order for any number of things to be "legal" per se. It might be unfortunate but rules are rules.

I'd be more interested in the legitimacy of many of these prescriptions. But that's just my pessimistic outlook on the ease of attaining many of these drugs.

Bixby (Thumper) 08-08-2012 05:36 PM

Wait, so the Eagles might be facing Sheldon Brown and Dimitri Patterson in week one? So they'll be missing Gocong, Fujita, Taylor and Haden, starting Weeden and Richardson is coming off of knee surgery? Oh man, blood bath alert.


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