In the last 24 hours Chris Perez has been arrested for possession of pot, and Josh Gordon has been suspended for testing positive for having codeine in his system that was from cough syrup prescribed by his doctor. Go back to last fall and we can add Joe Haden to the list of high profile Cleveland athletes that have had drug related off the field issues after he served a four game suspension for testing positive for Adderall in his system.
As a fan, all of these events upset me because I want my favorite teams to have their best players on the field at all times. By getting suspended these guys let their teammates down, themselves down, and whether they know it or not they let their fans down. [Read more...]