Deandre Hopkins Suspended Six Games

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There is probably a better word than "appeal." Based on what I know, there is cause for the suspension to be reduced no matter what the process is called.

Players and responsible for what goes into their bodies and the first offense for PEDs is six games. Everything I have read characterizes this as wishful thinking at best.
 

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Players and responsible for what goes into their bodies and the first offense for PEDs is six games. Everything I have read characterizes this as wishful thinking at best.

I heard there was a similar case where a player was suspended for less games. This is what I'm referring too. If true, suspensions should be equitable.
 

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Players and responsible for what goes into their bodies and the first offense for PEDs is six games. Everything I have read characterizes this as wishful thinking at best.
A player could eat meat from a Mexican restaurant that has been injected for steroids to help the chicken grow faster and get popped.
You could take vitamins that have one the banned substances and you, or not even the company that made them would know about it.

That is how bad the threshold is right now.

Do I think that is the case with D-Hop, probably not. It is concerning though.
 

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A player could eat meat from a Mexican restaurant that has been injected for steroids to help the chicken grow faster and get popped.
You could take vitamins that have one the banned substances and you, or not even the company that made them would know about it.

That is how bad the threshold is right now.

Do I think that is the case with D-Hop, probably not. It is concerning though.
My pre and intra workouts both have substances banned by the NFL. Thankfully my dreams of playing ended 25 years ago, so I am not worried, but you are right about how easy it is to take something while assuming it is safe.
 

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My guess is he's friends with Allonzo Triers stepdad
 
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