Eric Reid Not A Target Of Random Drug Tests Says NFL And NFLPA

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Carolina Panthers security Eric Reid was chosen to do seven random drug checks which prompted him to counsel that maybe he’s being focused by the league. Considering Reid was one of many gamers who protested alongside the now blacklisted, Colin Kaepernick, it is an attention-grabbing principle. Although the NFL and the NFLPA need to cease the rumors of any focusing on, as they launched a press release on Wednesday denying any wrongdoing.

Per NFL-NFLPA:

“We take any declare questioning the integrity of our collectively bargained efficiency enhancing drug coverage severely. We requested the unbiased administrator of the coverage to overview and produce a report on the claims of focusing on. A duplicate of this report, which accommodates private and confidential testing info, has been offered to Eric Reid. We won’t breach any participant’s confidentiality, however can verify that the report paperwork the dates he was randomly chosen for testing and the precise dates of the drug checks. The report additionally demonstrates that Mr. Reid’s checks have been randomly generated by way of pc algorithm and that his choice for testing was regular compared with the variety of checks gamers have been randomly chosen for all through the league in the course of the time that he was on an lively roster. There isn’t any proof of focusing on or some other impropriety with respect to his choice for testing.”