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  1. NFL's marijuana policy falls behind times

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL's marijuana policy is out of step with the way American society views the drug's use, Kevin Seifert writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  2. Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings -- certain players are using...

    Kevin Seifert

    Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson said Friday he is certain that NFL players have used and are using HGH and that he is looking forward to the day when the league establishes a testing program to start "evening out the playing field."

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  3. A flyer on Jerome Simpson, nothing more

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Free agent receiver Jerome Simpson was released from jail last Friday after serving a 15-day sentence in connection with a felony drug conviction. By mid-day Saturday, Simpson was in the Twin Cities, visiting with Minnesota Vik...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  4. Mikel Leshoure and the NFL's drug policy

    Kevin Seifert

    We learned through Detroit-area reports Monday that Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure has been cited twice this offseason for marijuana possession. The first came on Feb. 18, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, and the second...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  5. Shock from Dallas on Sam Hurd charges

    Kevin Seifert

    Sam Hurd spent about four-and-a-half months with the Chicago Bears, and I'm not sure that many of us got a chance to know him or notice his play before he was arrested Wednesday on charges of massive drug distribution. But Hurd spent five seasons wit...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  6. Tough year for ex-Cowboys in Chicago

    Kevin Seifert

    News of Chicago Bears receiver Sam Hurd's arrest will generate all kinds of salacious news coverage given the amount of drugs he allegedly committed to purchasing from an undercover officer. But assuming Hurd has played his final game for the Bears, ...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  7. Big Question: What's next for Jolly?

    Kevin Seifert

    Will Johnny Jolly ever play again for the Green Bay Packers? Jolly's long-awaited felony drug trial continues to be pushed back on a busy legal docket in Houston. It's now scheduled to be heard July 30, a day before the Packers open training camp....

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  8. Hot Read: Percy Harvin

    Kevin Seifert's Elizabeth Merrill spent some time with Minnesota receiver Percy Harvin for this week's Hot Read, and among other things, discussed his positive drug test prior to the scouting combine. Here's an excerpt: HarvinThe first question that be...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  9. Jolly's trial pushed back

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Following up on a Black and Blue item from Friday morning, it appears the drug-possession trial of Green Bay defensive lineman Johnny Jolly has been rescheduled for the third time. According to the Green Bay Pre...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  10. Where Harvin would fit in the NFL's drug policy

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert This breakdown of Percy Harvin and the NFL's substance abuse program makes several important points. We'll lay them out for you below, but here's the executive summary: If Harvin tested positive for ...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  11. Packers' Jolly indicted

    Kevin Seifert

    Posted by's Kevin Seifert Green Bay defensive tackle Johnny Jolly is scheduled to be in Harris (Texas) County court Tuesday after being indicted on felony drug possession, according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Jolly was originally arrest...

    Blog | October 27, 2008