NFL: Reports: David Irving has missed multiple drug tests

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  1. everyyard

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    Well, imagine if you had worked your whole life for a goal and got within sniffing distance but couldn’t get the rest of the way because there were a few people better than you. You work extremely hard but still can’t beat them. Oh, and maybe there is $6-15 million waiting for you if you get your goal. You have no fallback plan. Your family is at or near poverty. And then I think most people can at least see the temptation to take something that helps get them over the top. It might not be right but it is pretty understandable.
     
  2. Mr Janny

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    I don't think you can put Ricky Williams in the same category. He played 11 seasons in the NFL. You can make an argument that maybe he didn't reach his full potential, and it certainly hit a low point when he "retired", but he came back from that to play several more seasons, and has over 10,000 total rushing yards. He hardly threw his career away.
     
  3. Rabbuk

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    Ya Ricky was still a borderline hofer in terms of stats
     
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    Plus most rational people would agree that marijuana is a much better alternative for dealing with the pain football brings than pain killers. Hopefully the NFL and congress will get past their archaic views on marijuana soon.
     
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    Retiring for a couple of years during his prime kept him from having a shot at being the best RB ever or at the very least having a shot at career leader in yds, etc.
     
  6. Mr Janny

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    That's a far cry from "throwing his career away" though.

    Or maybe thatst sort of your point?
     
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    It’s not.

    I suppose you’d rather him go the Jake Knott route with legal pain killers and what not??
     
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    That's if it's steroids. What if its coke, or pot or some other recreational substance NOT dianabol or HGH?
     
  9. everyyard

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    I was basing that off what he got in trouble for last season. If it’s illicit drugs and not PED’s then there is no good or understandable reason.
     

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