Results matching “lewis AND deer”

PFT’s Week 16 picks

I’m way behind MDS as the season comes to an end, and since we disagree on only one game this weekend, the chances of narrowing the gap are approaching the territory of slim and none. Thus, I suppose I’ll concede the crown to MDS. Which means he gets the cash prize (there is none), the [more]

Ray Lewis, Colin Kaepernick trouble may trace to post-Super Bowl hat selection

Former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis claims to support unemployed quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The other words coming from Lewis suggest otherwise. So what’s the deal with Lewis and Kaepernick? As one league source explained it to PFT, Lewis has a reputation for being more than a little thin-skinned. As it relates to Kaepernick, Lewis didn’t like [more]

Ray Lewis offers his views on the Peyton Manning HGH allegations

Last night, when NBC discussed the HGH allegations made recently against Peyton Manning, Rodney Harrison of Football Night in America gave raw, compelling remarks about his own experience with the substance. On Monday night, ESPN employed a similar tactic with Ray Lewis. In the days preceding Super Bowl XLVII, a report emerged in Sports Illustrated [more]

Shannon Sharpe: Antonio Gates “cheated the game”

When Chargers tight end Antonio Gates was suspended four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs, he said he “never knowingly ingested” a banned substance and suggested that a supplement with incomplete ingredients triggered the violation. His longtime teammate Philip Rivers said this week that he believes Gates is being honest and that [more]

Greg Little says he was choked by James Ihedigbo

With all this talk of misconduct in the locker room, it’s easy to forget about all of the misconduct that occurs on the field. Browns receiver Greg Little contends that he was choked on Sunday by Ravens safety James Ihedigbo.  Little points to the choking as reason for Little’s decision to rip Ihedigbo’s helmet off [more]

Deer antler spray sellers’ offices raided

The term “deer antler spray” became the talk of the NFL for a day or two in the week before the Super Bowl, then disappeared from our collective consciousness. Now law-enforcement authorities may be trying to make the makers of deer antler spray go away. Alabama news site is reporting that investigators with the [more]

Tony Casillas: 1990s Cowboys used medicine meant for horses

Former Cowboys defensive lineman Tony Casillas says that when the team was winning Super Bowls in the 1990s, players frequently used a medication meant for horses. Asked on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas about Ray Lewis’s alleged use of a banned substance contained in deer antler spray, Casillas said he doesn’t know about that — [more]

Flacco sheds his dullness label, a little

The Super Bowl victory tour has taken Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco from New Orleans to Orlando to New Jersey to New York City, where he finished a whirlwind day with an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman (which tapes much earlier than 11:30 p.m. ET). And while Flacco is far closer to Eli [more]

Deer antler spray seller tries to extend his 15 minutes of fame

As I walked out of the Super Bowl Media Center on Friday, I cam across a mass of reporters on the sidewalk, all surrounding someone who seemed to be speaking intently. It took me a moment to figure out that it was Mitch Ross, maker of the deer antler spray that suddenly became the source [more]

Toomer unloads on Ray Lewis, calling him a caricature and a hypocrite

Plenty of words can be used to describe this year’s Super Bowl week. Boring isn’t one of them. Former Giants receiver Amani Toomer, who currently has a show on NBC Sports Radio Network and contributes to Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network, used plenty of words to describe Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to Mike [more]

Absence of failed drug tests doesn’t exonerate Ray Lewis from IGF-1 use

The obvious response to the allegation that Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis used a deer-antler extract containing the banned substance IGF-1 is that Ray Lewis has never failed a drug test. “Every test I’ve ever took in the NFL?  There’s never been a question if I’ve even thought about using anything,” Lewis proclaimed Tuesday. The team [more]

S.W.A.T.S. owner wants to go exclusive with one NFL team

Deer antler extract became an unlikely player in Super Bowl week on Tuesday with a Sports Illustrated article alleging Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis contacted a company that sells it called S.W.A.T.S. about the product after tearing his triceps this season. The extract contains IGF-1, which is on the NFL’s list of banned substances, and Lewis [more]

Ray Lewis denies using banned substance

Hours after Sports Illustrated reported that Ray Lewis has been given deer antler extract, which contains a substance banned by the NFL as a performance-enhancer, Lewis insisted that that’s not the case. Lewis said at Super Bowl Media Day that he never took deer antler extract and that the Sports Illustrated report is “stupidity.” Lewis [more]

Ray Lewis may have used banned substance to recover from torn triceps

The good news is that linebacker Ray Lewis may not be facing many questions about a 13-year-old controversy during media day.  The bad news is that there’s a fresh topic into which the assembled reporters will want to delve when Lewis and the Ravens gather at the Superdome for the annual exercise in journalistic hysteria. [more]

No one cares that Bengals safety Roy Williams admitted to using a banned substance

We wrote a post the other night about the NFL ordering Raiders coach Hue Jackson to end his association with a supplement company. Within the post, we also included Yahoo’s evidence that Ray Lewis and Bengals safety Roy Williams used a product called “The Ultimate Spray” which says it contains IGF-1, a byproduct of HGH. [more]