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    Robert Mathis suspended 4 games for violating drug policy

    #Colts announced: LB Robert Mathis suspended 4 games.
    Mathis will be required to serve a four game suspension under the League’s policy on prohibited substances.
    Adam Caplan.

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    Schefter confirmed, this is rough for the colts.

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    I bet it was for "Adderall"

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    This is his statement:

    ROBERT MATHIS STATEMENT: "It is difficult for me to address the circumstances surrounding this suspension because they involve very personal medical information, but it is very important to me that my fans, particularly young people, understand what did and did not occur. Like many families, my wife and I faced fertility challenges, and I sought medical assistance. I specifically asked the doctor if the medication he prescribed for me would present a problem for NFL drug testing, and unfortunately, he incorrectly told me that it would not. I made the mistake of not calling the NFL or NFLPA to double check before I took the medication at the end of last season. The union has worked very closely with me to present all of the facts and medical records for consideration of discipline that does not include a suspension because of the unique facts of my case, but the Commissioner refused the request. I am deeply saddened that this situation will prevent me from contributing to my team for four games, and I regret that I didn't cross check what my doctor told me before I took the medication. I hope that my fans will understand the unique circumstances involved here and continue to know that I am a man of integrity who would never intentionally circumvent the performance enhancing substance policy agreed to by the NFL and my union. The incredible blessing of this very upsetting situation is that, after I took the medication very briefly at the end of last season, we learned that my wife is expecting a baby. We are thrilled that we will be welcoming a new member in several months, but I apologize to my teammates, coaches and Colts fans that I will not be able to contribute to my team for the first four weeks of the 2014 season. I will work extremely hard during that time to stay in top football shape and will be prepared to contribute immediately upon my return."

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    Ah you got it before me Ronin, but my thoughts: It's rather ridiculous that this is the reason for his suspension. Can't put football before starting a family.
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    This is the (unfortunate) opportunity Bjoern Werner has been waiting for!
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    robert mathis suspended for steroids

    NFL suspended Robert Mathis four games for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs.
    May 16 - 4:57 PM
    Source: Adam Caplan on Twitter

    guess we know why those sack #'s went up

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    It was so obvious that he was on them if you ever saw an interview.


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    The full story is in the other thread. Sounds like he took them towards the end of last season.
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    Phew, not a Seahawk for once!
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    ROBERT MATHIS STATEMENT: "It is difficult for me to address the circumstances surrounding this suspension because they involve very personal medical information, but it is very important to me that my fans, particularly young people, understand what did and did not occur. Like many families, my wife and I faced fertility challenges, and I sought medical assistance. I specifically asked the doctor if the medication he prescribed for me would present a problem for NFL drug testing, and unfortunately, he incorrectly told me that it would not. I made the mistake of not calling the NFL or NFLPA to double check before I took the medication at the end of last season. The union has worked very closely with me to present all of the facts and medical records for consideration of discipline that does not include a suspension because of the unique facts of my case, but the Commissioner refused the request. I am deeply saddened that this situation will prevent me from contributing to my team for four games, and I regret that I didn't cross check what my doctor told me before I took the medication. I hope that my fans will understand the unique circumstances involved here and continue to know that I am a man of integrity who would never intentionally circumvent the performance enhancing substance policy agreed to by the NFL and my union. The incredible blessing of this very upsetting situation is that, after I took the medication very briefly at the end of last season, we learned that my wife is expecting a baby. We are thrilled that we will be welcoming a new member in several months, but I apologize to my teammates, coaches and Colts fans that I will not be able to contribute to my team for the first four weeks of the 2014 season. I will work extremely hard during that time to stay in top football shape and will be prepared to contribute immediately upon my return."
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    Well at least he used a better excuse than Adderall lol.

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    I never inhaled lol, seriously come on man you should know by now even if the story is true it is his own fault for not double checking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sfgiants1213 View Post
    This is the (unfortunate) opportunity Bjoern Werner has been waiting for!
    lol!

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    Kinda feel bad for him having his business all over the news though ...still he messed up so he shouldn't get any different treatment

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