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NFL, players association reach agreement on testing players for HGH
NFL, players association reach agreement on testing players for HGH

After three years of haggling, the NFL and the NFL Players Assn. finally reached an agreement to test players for human growth hormone, a move widely regarded as a positive development in an otherwise harrowing start to the 2014 season. The new testing policy for performance-enhancing drugs (PED), including HGH, could begin as soon as the end of the month. The accord has an immediate impact on three standout players. Denver receiver Wes Welker, St. Louis receiver Stedman Bailey, and Dallas defensive back Orlando Scandrick — all of whom had been suspended for four games — are now eligible to return in half the time and will be available for this weekend's games. Those...

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