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NFL Players using Viagra as a performance enhancer? Shwing!

Nov 28, 2012|

We discuss Brandon Marshall's comments that he knows there are NFL players that use Viagra on game day as a performance enhancer. The jokes are endless!

Transcript - will not be 100% accurate

The bears receiver yeah so there's another common prescription medication that players. Used to get an edge what was it regarding what -- drug Viagra Viagra. I'm talking about edge on the football field. As you said with elevation. -- elevation okay. That's the Viagra. By aggregate irrelevant I'll tell ya Michael if you could take a drug that helps you as a football player to -- today and then at night. The only problem is -- for are you still have that issue. So hasn't gone soft -- to go see that are so when you take it in Denver he's not kidding bottomless so when they -- Denver down. On the field at mile. Off the field amount. -- go to your whole body to a mile high or just. One or. Yes he actually salzman and there are. Hard to hear it right rather -- -- marshals had not -- -- The soft but he's not kid Brandon marshall's totally serious about this he claims that there are players out there. Who are using Viagra right now SE performance enhancer on the foot NFL test for the on the football field. Okay and according to a Sean Jensen Chicago sun times. Marshall told reporters today that he has heard of other players who are using Viagra to get an edge. On now apparently there are big stories written about this. I -- -- 2008 slate article noted Viagra works by dilated blood vessels. Increasing. Documentation. Which means. They could improve athletic performance particularly. -- And the ovation. If you're playing a game in Denver where you remember Marshall played for his first four years you wanna reduce the effects of playing. At altitude on your body apparently. Popping a Viagra. Now and Robert Johnson. The -- -- now you're really -- it must be back and has pretty -- series he can't I don't play areas some players are talking about this the players actually. Taking -- -- -- imagine this this could you can get out of control -- -- -- -- commission to try to ban Viagra formally. Giuliani -- Ed can you imagine if somehow made it a guy taking this performance enhancing drug you might. There's emotions might get the best album he might get really excited after a touchdown do some touchdown dance on fox and. With the -- to this gusting. We have that on our airline bags guys who made off amazingly Viagra does. -- -- didn't think could be a lot of things I mean we. We talked yesterday about -- and you can't takes offense if you're an NFL players even though. It might just be for a cold you have you know sinus problems you can take -- you have to go to the team doctor. I thought it was strange answer by bill yesterday it was a strange -- that -- could -- a couple days ago -- -- yesterday talking yesterday he talked. About it could have been avoided and made it sound like it was that such a big deal we probably should follow that up on and on Monday. I heard that number eight which would follow openness -- strange. Is he claiming. By saying that. That maybe this wasn't steroids -- -- noted is that there are clearly said that it's. It's suited -- its. You know some amphetamine that the player did know about. But let's look at all to any of the players off the -- in any of -- stuff. As as you know they sit down and talk to them before they play before the season begins in original question they go over everything especially with rookies. This is what you can do this you can't put anything in your body. Without us approving not. They go over all of this stuff of these guys so shame on them. They don't. It here to the policy. The -- in the national football like it's their own faults I'm not gonna sit here and pity any of them if they took a -- fed which is seems to be harmless or via which. Apparently doesn't is not a part of the testing. The starting corners for the Seattle Seahawks. Appealing this they're gonna play this weekend what you think they just should have taken. Because you know what's gonna happen is still gonna lose. -- and -- -- -- have of course they want they want the NFL -- it was going to stay right bronze guys were the NFL is not gonna say Leo yeah you're right. We made a mistake the Fed extends into it and brawn. Is lucky. Brought his lucky. Because he had this. This temperature. And doing the product -- had an average. Who put in his basement arsonists on the hand out for. Hanging out for a weekend and that we can't get Ryan bronze -- to the FedEx guy up. A Monday morning. Sit back and enjoy the weekend to expire that's not gonna happen -- a classically used by tiger as a performance enhancing drug in the NFL. It to be at the bottom of the pot. Moon yeah. Yeah that was Sanchez is probably a debris of -- -- by -- group. -- Sarah Marshall is telling us now players fake Viagra. As a as -- it unbelievable. -- -- -- -- Told news. Talk to your doctor about. America's most prescribed treatment for erectile dysfunction can learn more about Viagra. Ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. Don't take Viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain as it may cause an unsafe dropping blood pressure. Side effects may include headache flushing upset stomach and abnormal vision. To avoid long term injuries stop taking Viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease -- -- or an erection lasting longer than four hours. Random Marshall claims that Viagra. Is C used by. Warriors right now. As a head of the AT&T it's excellent is gone from one extreme to the other -- but it hadn't advertised to everywhere. Accuracy goes everywhere and get the word constantly apparently that I don't what's the deal with the two people in the bathtub sued over the shore. We think the deal to me. Collaborated to Viagra commercial and -- -- waiting their turn -- right out of your bag commercialize the one bathtub. Separate bathtubs and he's an act in the by advocate about it outlines of your democratic commercial. That's right so Gupta as always delete some medical issue. You'll always get those war from the haven't used it injury injury and -- -- when I was having a prescription for Viagra while dealing. With altitude sickness from. In the hearing in Colorado it worked -- Course we have all the other. By accident right. I explained all the Marty's kids. What happens that if an NFL game goes longer than four hours. To be in the locker room after game in Denver you know that's a really good question. The question. On the on the eighteenth -- Like around and call Mike. I LI II was going odd man. Out there and thank god so I had merit here. I'm that good ball and what is that all that again. A little blaming you know that steroid thing on. It can be hidden speed as they used an. To get the -- they handle over the try to say it is. And the guys haven't dealt what anyone know anyone at stake in that vote zero vote for real reasons yes. -- and stuff works great. You know if you have any use it you know stay -- attention lie at all that out. And I had a funny element that they're gonna try to blame it on the lot of these guys can handle the playbook and things of that sort. Well obviously article coming to us that's happening -- that's exactly right. Why why -- why don't we have 24 suspensions this year which is up what three times what we normally have. Why is it that were already looking at the numbers and other sports and those who -- using who have whoever question. The paperwork. Filled out the paperwork for federal use is is up like three times once that suddenly -- Do you think that suddenly at age 242526. Point seven these guys have discovered they have attention deficit disorder. What do you think maybe it's helping them out on the football field. Helps him out in the meetings -- there were able to stay sharp understand what the coaches are telling them read the board look at the film. And obviously the league doesn't know. Yeah and record what and they want you know they say the college -- doing that week and on and debate at the acts like. But when I was -- It also might just just a really complete the picture here now we've already talked about how. Football players use it in the pros and use in college but it's also the it's kind of like a social drug to. My at some of my best friends are. Our club he's so it's something that. People on -- and on their teams in 1920s or early to mid morning. Used before to go out. You know so yeah it's it has multiple purposes. I'm sure Mike you little -- that back in the day. And when he was so client. The I was gonna remember about 56 years ago. As we get letters that sent them back my chocolate idol are all -- Malloy 8787. You -- now. But -- they were outlet somewhere in eight got caught in the luggage. It was a long time ago I was a lot that was 2000 that was twelve years ago. That was I realize cousin yeah -- and. They were talking about how they. They package. In the -- belongings. And don't know but there was another one. We have links on it and make -- big deal out of it that they thought it was her sexual purposes. But they found a big package. In their luggage. And meanwhile it is my I might feel we do a lot of current at and things of that sort and. What they have out there and it -- there are still on that note that they're going back or the media and look it up a much over -- ban tobacco was let no one of them did -- I think you're mixing your sports metaphors here or not or not necessarily yet that you're getting the -- loss story confused. With the player who used it was later. Yet if you're ticker at talking about. Both and in general but I don't resigned yesterday. Spoke about Powell you know he let they no other couple out there had been at that somebody commented that. It got -- simply is all they have to do. It get pretty or Kuwaiti -- and hold on to them wherever it made eighty and a lot. Yeah yesterday had not then and like that -- can't you can't do it and now it's now they they watch you have got to get that there's somebody in the air with you right. There they are with you. In the bathroom. -- grown in the show having so it's not like -- Couple minutes that I get a backyard actually used years ago actually -- -- wake him up with a wasn't. And the guys were using it was a -- for awhile. Until finally somebody cut his I don't know maybe the sides. Are wrong color and I mean I don't know. I don't have to sell you a minute are you open the big -- Iowa. That I and they listed under discussion on at all and I would use -- -- recreational purposes. And I've seen people do that and think if you're most here. And -- the biggest say so about it and repeatedly using it like it is -- They're really doesn't. Make you any different guys here your body and you do it -- it does with the Padilla. What do you do as they -- -- I'm not liking gag. It's gonna give you quite the rush and energy away that would that I would definitely be up what you're not running have dropped. Usually we have people who using recreation. Bright people using it obviously for a disorder -- And then we're sitting here talking about how football players are using it as it performance enhancing drug. Yeah our son. Out. So -- -- -- to -- the thing you know is at this rate continues to be used all the time. I would think day -- -- start seeing all pat. At the heart attack because it. I mean the first time I did it it would people calling kidnapped. It is (%expletive). I called lighter -- or consumer doesn't keep your weight. And I thought I dominate all of -- angers. You -- job he does get a -- on tighter out. You work about late -- -- you know that happens -- -- -- -- April -- somebody somebody who worked alongside. And be drag. -- them for not Nevada -- -- other pocket yeah ago daycare but this is it an ulcer you think that. And I felt this has been in these folks were four games because it's the competitive advantage. Or is it just NFL saying I don't what you taking drugs any kind of drug but because it's not. I can't imagine that after all it is. Gives you the advantage that steroids gave John -- -- store steroids excuse me steroids game -- -- deal another charger. Steroids absolutely in football it's eight clear advantage -- not just paying attention it to physical. Strength issue is so against sodomy that's what they are -- of that over the yes so. Do you think the NFL -- all the same because their -- It they they they view it as -- in fattening so yeah they they regard steroids as a body building. Device and amphetamines are still a performance. Enhancing. Truck it did it -- you -- -- -- would have this conversation many times over the years. Were people talk about. -- steroids in baseball. In the in the late 1990s. And early the 2000 and they say well you know Hank -- all those guys did at the the the clean one well no because -- it is -- on right now. Including amphetamines. Measures to pop pills all the time but that -- report I think that's that's ridiculous comparison with you but I think there's a difference just that obviously Houston storage having a much different effect an impediment but can't say that they did it -- natural Obama get in. In the old is that Michael they'll -- -- else -- -- as well -- easily -- the league's. Why the league right now banning. Amphetamines. What what -- do the same thing probably the same way they did when I get. Why they banning it because they they clearly believe it gives you a competitive. I'm not doubting that they believe -- my question is. Have they. Overreacted. Are they all over overstating. The importance of amphetamine -- thinks it would suit says he's right hand while okay NFL management takes sort of overreacted -- Haven't gotten along but but if you have a cold February night in NATO conditions matter if -- -- -- -- I'm -- telling you -- you did you benefit. You go to work. He thinks anything that of an event NFL player does that he's got a problem I get suspended for four game I have a problem with. -- and 51118885. Pounds. With quick wrist skinny. Outfielder first baseman. Up until being well I don't in August I know I don't let it all frame is when worn out but if he's an iPod or change it did not change. -- aaron's ability. To take the ball out of the park. Now gave him if he gave them the energy to be able to do -- August and September when your body is I want I'm guessing that of Hank Aaron the white baby and it -- opinion now while that's a good question I'm not -- you don't think it should be in right now -- something I don't see amphetamine outside the penalty and that means the same way I see. Steroids. I don't I don't either I don't need if they don't -- -- coming if don't -- your body and the other one is to keep the body alert that day. On game -- -- would have had if you've. He had the things available to him that were available to Barry Barnes. Personal would be talking about 511185. You look like those agents Larry I got -- -- 11235 to forty and he had a lot warned some 55. I know there's no question it's a separate issue. But we're talking right now but the league banning the step is that's what to do -- -- I do not believe is a steroid did builds up your body. It -- she was these callers have said it keeps you alert wider waking gives you that extra. On -- on.

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