After an investigation into the reports of the Al-Jazeera in NFL players using illegal drugs, NFL announced that the Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has not used or received any illegal drugs.
League issued a statement on this Wednesday: After allegations by the US branch of Al Jazeera documentary produced to conduct a comprehensive inspection, NFL did not find any credible evidence that the Pittsburgh Steelers James Harrison and Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers obtain or use regulations prohibit drugs to enhance the performance.
Last week, three players participated in a survey interview. The investigation, with the support of expert consultants and other athletes, began in January this year led by the NFL and legal teams. The investigation includes interviewing witnesses, reviewing past records and other materials, electronic searches, laboratory analysis and review.
Al-Jazeera reported that the three players, quarterback Peyton Manning and free agent linebacker Mike Neal were accused of obtaining illegal drugs. League announced in July Manning was innocent, but did not announc details of the investigation for Neal.
The documentary is not well for all athletes, especially for Manning, Harrison, Peppers and Matthews is. The four never tested positive.