Stiff Competition in the NFL

Stiff Competition in the NFL

Chicago : IL : USA | Nov 28, 2012 at 5:15 PM PST
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We've heard of players taking performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). This has been going on for a long time. Like any professional sports league, The NFL isn't immune to players trying to gain an edge by using PEDs. Most of us have heard of the traditional methods of players cheating by using drugs. Recently we heard that the use of amphetamines such as Adderall has become popular. The drug apparently provides players with added energy.

Sports Illustrated reports that Chicago Bears player Brandon Marshall claims that Viagara is also being used to gain an edge. I know that players in the NFL face stiff competition from their opponents. I also know that players face stiff competition to make their clubs, keep their spots on the roster and to perform on the field.
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Anthony Bloch is based in Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States of America, and is an Anchor on Allvoices.
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  • Brandon Marshall: NFL players using Viagra for boost

      The Gazette
    Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) gives a stiff arm to Minnesota Vikings cornerback A.J. Jefferson (24) in the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall...
  • WR 'heard' of players using Viagra to gain edge

      Associated Press
    Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he has heard of players using Viagra in an effort to gain an edge on the field...Marshall said he didn't know much about Adderall, but then suggested Viagra, which is used to treat impotence in men, could be...
  • Brandon Marshall says players use Viagra as a PED

      Sun Sentinel
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  • Viagra gets players going: Marshall

      NY Daily News
    Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says NFL players are turning to Viagra to gain an edge  They must've gotten a tip from Roger Clemens. In 2008, The News reported that Clemens had stashed the clearly marked, diamond-shaped pills in a...
  • US footballers using Viagra for that extra push

      Daily News & Analysis
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  • Adderall has become a popular drug for athletes trying to gain an edge

      Seattle Times
    Originally published Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 8:02 PM Adderall has become a popular drug for athletes trying to gain an edge Adderall, which is banned by virtually every sports organization, provides many benefits to athletes, say medical...

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