By SI Wire
September 09, 2014

The NFL Players Association will vote Tuesday on a revised drug policy, according to Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter of

The player representatives for each of the 32 teams will cast their votes in hopes of overhauling the program, which has been under scrutiny.  The new policy would test players for human growth hormone and change the threshold of marijuana testing and the arbitration process.

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Multiple players could be affected by the vote, including Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon and Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker, who were recently suspended under the old system. 

Gordon is currently suspended for the entire 2014 season for violating of the league's substance abuse program, and Welker was banned for four games because of a PED violation.


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