NFL CLEARS HARRISON,
MATTHEWS AND PEPPERS
NFL FINDS NO CREDIBLE
PLAYERS NAMED IN
DOCUMENTARY WERE PROVIDED WITH OR USED PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES
The NFL found no credible evidence that
Pittsburgh’s JAMES HARRISON and
Green Bay’s CLAY MATTHEWS and JULIUS PEPPERS were provided with or
used substances prohibited under the NFL-NFLPA Policy on Performance-Enhancing
Substances following a comprehensive investigation into allegations made in a
documentary by Al-Jazeera America, it was announced today.
The three players participated in interviews last
week at their team facilities.
Initiated in January, the investigation was led
by the NFL’s security and legal teams with support from expert consultants and
other professionals. The investigation involved witness interviews, a review of
relevant records and other materials, electronic research, and laboratory
analysis and review.