At the beginning of March, the former Cowboys DT—facing an indefinite suspension from the NFL for violating the league's policy on substance abuse—announced that he was quitting football. Now that the league is discussing the marijuana policy, Irving feels a sense of redemption.
With the video evidence from Robert Kraft’s solicitation case thrown out, the general feeling from those at the NFL spring meeting is that the Patriots’ owner will not receive a suspension from the NFL. Plus, answering your questions on Eli Manning, Lamar Jackson, the Patriots’ receiver corps and more.
Wasn’t sports betting supposed to be easy money for NFL teams? A look at the many factors—two states, tribal lands and casinos, ‘integrity fees,’ and the dark, complicated history of legalized gambling in the South—the Carolina Panthers and the NFL’s richest owner are navigating in the quest for sports gambling revenue.
The NFL and the NFLPA announced the formation of two committees targeting player pain management, mental health and wellness—which will study the use of marijuana for pain. But don’t expect change to be swift.