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Seahawks rookie Winston Guy suspended for banned substance

Winston Guy,  Earl Thomas AP

Seahawks rookie safety Winston Guy has played in only two games this season.  He definitely won’t play in the next four.

Per our newest addition, Curtis Crabtree of KJR (and now PFT), Guy has been suspended four games for violating the league’s policy regarding anabolic steroids and related substances.  The sixth-round draft pick from Kentucky won’t appeal the suspension.

“It is what it is.  He is responsible for what he put in his body,” agent Greg Lamont Linton told Crabtree.
Though the agent didn’t play the increasingly popular Adderall card, the agent and the player can say anything the agent and the player want to say, and the NFL can’t say anything in response.  As a result, any steroids user who gets caught can say anything he wants, escaping the steroids stigma.
That’s not to say Guy took steroids.  It means only that he failed a test for banned substances.  And until the NFL and NFLPA agree to allow the league to provide comprehensive information about the violation that gave rise to the suspension, we’ll continue to hear about Adderall and over-the-counter substances whenever any player tests positive.
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5 Responses to “Seahawks rookie Winston Guy suspended for banned substance”
  1. dretwann says: Nov 20, 2012 8:03 PM

    Why should or would they share that info? It ain’t nobody’s business. They shouldn’t even be able to say it was for a drug violation.

  2. acmepackers says: Nov 20, 2012 8:06 PM

    This guy’s obviously a genius

  3. nygiantstones says: Nov 20, 2012 8:31 PM

    The current set up benefits both sides fairly and equally. Players can plausibly deny and maintain credibility with most fans, and the NFL doesn’t have the words steroids or HGH branded to their brand like MLB. The only real losers here are the minority of fans that care or are naive to believe many of the players have or will use the aforementioned substances, and the media who loses out revenue for lack of salacious story lines.

  4. steeeve718 says: Nov 20, 2012 8:59 PM

    Sorry Guy, I know you want to be like Kam Chancellor, but he is all natural pure 100% beast. Maybe you should take whatever Jeron Johnson is on because he outplayed you horribly in preseason.

  5. themackstrong says: Nov 20, 2012 9:36 PM

    I don’t know what the case is here but putting your career in jeopardy is never a good idea. You were right about Jeron playing well in the back up and bandit package. Thought Guy would be a player in our special teams.

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