Tunsil hasn’t heard from league about gas mask video

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In April, tackle Laremy Tunsil plunged out of the top 10 in the draft and to the Dolphins at No. 13 after someone hacked his Twitter account (which never happens, apparently) and posted a video of Tunsil smoking marijuana with a bong and a gas mask. In theory, the NFL could choose to evaluate the behavior for the possible placement of Tunsil in the NFL’s substance-abuse program.

Asked Tuesday if he has heard from the NFL about the situation, Tunsil told reporters, “No. Nothing.”

It doesn’t mean he won’t be hearing from the league. In the interim, his bigger concern is making the transition from tackle to guard.

“Man, it’s all a process,” Tunsil said. “Coming from playing tackle to moving to guard, it’s not that different at all. You’re going against bigger guys, your set is kind of different; but hey, I’m here to help the team in any kind of way, like I said before. I’m happy to be playing guard [or] tackle. It really doesn’t matter to me.”

Tunsil said he’s surprised most by the speed of the game, but he added that playing in the SEC has helped prepare him for it. He also said that the team has been going “full speed” at practice, which may be hard to do given that contact is prohibited during offseason workouts.

19 responses to “Tunsil hasn’t heard from league about gas mask video

  1. Nor should he. Didn’t he pass a ua at the combine? You think he’s the only college player drafted into the nfl that smokes weed?

  2. Of course he hasn’t. What does he expect? They are busy at 345 Park Ave dealing with the commissioner’s demise.
    Seriously though, Roger stepped on his own junk with his comments about Tunsil’s slide and the draft’s ratings. It would be hard to imagine even the gang that can’t shoot straight being tone deaf enough to go after the kid after that.

  3. Kraft stepped on his own junk too with that admission of guilt draft forfeit thing…. Only certain people are allowed to make mistakes.

  4. Oh the fantasy team names!

    Laremy’s Gasmask. Tunsil’s smokey tonsils. The $5M bong hit.

  5. I’m obviously biased, but why should he be punished for something he did prior to entering the league? The money he lost by his drop in the draft should be punishment enough.

  6. “Tunsil hasn’t heard from league about gas mask video”

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    Why should he have? He wasn’t in the NFL when it happened.

  7. Regardless of your views of pot, be thankful instagram and Twitter weren’t around when i was that young. A permanent image of being reckless and having fun. No team, college, or employer would have wanted half of us.

  8. He also said that the team has been going “full speed” at practice, which may be hard to do given that contact is prohibited during offseason workouts.

    He seems to have a knack for casually snitching on rules violations for his teams.

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