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Colts' Robert Mathis says fertility drug led to his suspension
Colts' Robert Mathis says fertility drug led to his suspension

Colts defensive end Robert Mathis admits he failed to follow protocol when he didn't check to see if a fertility drug he was prescribed violated the NFL's ban on performance-enhancing substances. Mathis, who led the NFL with 19-1/2 sacks last season, has been suspended by the league for four games to open the season after Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement that it isn't his job "to override the policy's procedures and assess discipline on an after-the-fact, ad hoc basis." The NFL's statement said that the unnamed drug Mathis was prescribed is not acknowledged by the Food and Drug Administration to help with male fertility. "The drug...

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