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Report: GMs estimate 60-70 percent of NFL players smoke pot

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09:24 AM ET 04.21 | Marijuana use generally is not a deal breaker anymore when it comes to the NFL Draft. Multiple GMs said about half the kids they interview in the pre-draft process either admit they have used marijuana, or have a documented failed drug test in their records. They also estimate that between 60 and 70 percent of NFL players smoke weed.

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April 21, 2013  09:27 AM ET

This thread would have more appropriate yesterday. (4/20)

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April 21, 2013  09:57 AM ET

There's smoking weed and not getting caught... and there's guys like Tyrann Mathieu.

Let's not pretend it's the same thing.

April 21, 2013  10:06 AM ET

4/20.


Never remember.

April 21, 2013  10:08 AM ET

I am beginning to think 75% of GMs do also on draft day.

April 21, 2013  10:10 AM ET

If 70% answer the question yes in the interview asking if they had ever smoked pot, I say another 25% lied when asked.

April 21, 2013  10:15 AM ET
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I am beginning to think 75% of GMs do also on draft day.

Based on their playoff the last 15 years, I would say there is one down in Dallas who probably takes hallucinogenic drugs as well.

April 21, 2013  10:23 AM ET
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4/20. Never remember.

I have to , It's the wife's Birthday ;-)

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April 21, 2013  10:25 AM ET
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I have to , It's the wife's Birthday ;-)

It is also Hitler's birthday.

April 21, 2013  10:28 AM ET

Sapp and Moss fell in the draft. Over 50% favor legalization.

Non issue.

April 21, 2013  10:29 AM ET

Wouldn't hurt Tebow to loosen up a bit. At least try it. better yet, I think a week this summer in Sturgis would do him more good than all the passing camps in the world.

April 21, 2013  10:41 AM ET
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It is also Hitler's birthday.

yup, and she's German.....

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April 21, 2013  10:59 AM ET
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Reflects the population....so what

I'm not so sure about that. I don't think marijuana use is as widespread as people think.

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April 21, 2013  11:04 AM ET
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I'm not so sure about that. I don't think marijuana use is as widespread as people think.

Nowhere near 60-70% of the general population regularly smokes pot, but I bet if you limited your population to 18-29 year old males you'd get a lot closer.

 
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