Report: No players fail drug tests at NFL combine for first time

Monday April 25th, 2016

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The NFL has announced that no player has failed a drug test at February’s NFL Combine for the first time in recent history, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Last year’s most notable case was University of Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory’s positive test for marijuana. After testing positive, Gregory fell in the draft order before being selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round.

In February, Gregory was suspended four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

Former LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger was slipped to the sixth round of the 2014 NFL draft after there was suspicion on his diluted urine sample.

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No player with a failed drug test from the NFL combine has been picked in the first round since 2010, according to ESPN.

The NFL draft starts on Thursday night with the Los Angeles Rams on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick.

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