Throughout this season, Carolina Panthers security Eric Reid was requested to take part in seven random drug exams. Reid was open about feeling as if he was being focused by the league, particularly in gentle of the truth that he is among the gamers who nonetheless helps Colin Kaepernick by kneeling through the National anthem. We reported on Wednesday that the NFL and NFLPA launched a press release refuting Reid’s claims and that an unbiased investigation confirmed he was being examined a mean quantity of occasions.
Today, Reid and his authorized workforce are refuting the report. According to CBS Sports, Reid’s authorized workforce is asking the NFL to replace its report as among the dates had been incorrect. They are additionally suspicious of whether or not or not the report was really an unbiased one. It was reported that his legal professionals now need the entire supplies used within the report to allow them to conduct their very own investigation on how the NFL ended up with its conclusion.
Here is what the NFL and NFLPA needed to say simply a few days in the past.
“We take any declare questioning the integrity of our collectively bargained efficiency enhancing drug coverage critically. We requested the unbiased administrator of the coverage to evaluate and produce a report on the claims of concentrating on. A replica of this report, which accommodates private and confidential testing data, has been supplied to Eric Reid. We won’t breach any participant’s confidentiality, however can verify that the report paperwork the dates he was randomly chosen for testing and the precise dates of the drug exams. The report additionally demonstrates that Mr. Reid’s exams had been randomly generated pc algorithm and that his choice for testing was regular in comparison with the variety of exams gamers had been randomly chosen for all through the league through the time that he was on an lively roster. There isn’t any proof of concentrating on or another impropriety with respect to his choice for testing.”
Reid’s seven drug exams got here in simply an 11-week span.