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Nfl Painkillers

NFL Players Leaning On Weed 'To Cope With The Pain'

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it. As attitudes toward the ...

More Former Players Join Painkiller Lawsuit Against NFL

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports

Former Pro Bowl defender Marcellus Wiley added his name to a lawsuit accusing NFL teams of illegally dispensing powerful narcotics and other drugs to ...

WATCH: Ex-NFL Player Details League's Rampant Painkiller Culture

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.21.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Former NFL player Jeremy Newberry is facing stage 3 kidney failure after team doctors and trainers pushed him to take painkillers that allowed him to ...

Lawsuit Claims NFL Teams Gave Players Painkillers 'Like Candy At Halloween'

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 05.21.2014 | Sports

Former NFL lineman Jeremy Newberry says he often hobbled into the 49ers locker room using a walking boot and crutches, then lined up behind as many as...

Ex-Players: NFL Illegally Used Painkillers

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 07.20.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening another legal attack on the NFL over the long-term health of its athletes, a group of retired players accused the league i...