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A GM Estimates 60-70% of the NFL Smokes Weed


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#1 chknwing

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:24 PM

Marijuana use generally is not a deal breaker anymore when it comes to the NFL Draft. Multiple GMs said about half the kids they interview in the pre-draft process either admit they have used marijuana, or have a documented failed drug test in their records. They also estimate that between 60 and 70 percent of NFL players smoke weed.

http://www.nationalf...Blitz-1760.html

http://www.fannation...pot?eref=fromSI



Did not realize it was that high.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:26 PM

% of people who have used weed while in college is pretty high with the general population (not NFL guys)....IMO.

Little surprised they estimate the existing players that high though

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:27 PM

Like it should matter in the first place

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:29 PM

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:30 PM

Why on earth does it matter

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:52 PM

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:55 PM

That would explain smearing poop on a hotel wall.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:56 PM

Like the rest of America

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:56 PM

That would explain smearing poop on a hotel wall.


no that's bath salts

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:57 PM

People who smoke weed aren't the best motivated....

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 06:57 PM

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 07:03 PM

That's interesting and ironic.

Based on our cap situation and some of our draft picks I think our former GM was smoking weed about 60-70% of the time.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 07:06 PM

if they aren't just reckless and stupid about it then there really isn't a problem. I would rather have the players abstain from heavy use of anything that would affect their performance on the field. But the occasional indulgence isn't unreasonable.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 07:22 PM

This is definitely true.

I watched an online interview where Deangelo Williams gave a tour of his house. That mofo blazes up all the time.

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 07:24 PM

Id say thats a low estimate... Honestly.