Chicago Bears' Brandon Marshall Says Some Players Use Viagra on the Field

Football may be more of a game of inches than we all believed.

When asked about Adderall, the stimulant now coming under the league's scrutiny, Chicago Bears star wide receiver Brandon Marshall took his answer in a completely different direction, according to Brad Biggs.

He said that NFL players have resorted to using a certain little blue pill for additional energy on the field.

"I don't know too much about Adderall," he said. "I know guys, it is such a competitive league, guys try anything just to get that edge. I'm fortunate enough to be blessed with size and some smarts to give me my edge. But some guys, they'll do whatever they can to get an edge. I've heard of some crazy stories. I've heard [of] guys using like Viagra, seriously. Because the blood is supposedly thin, some crazy stuff. So, you know, it's kind of scary with some of these chemicals that are in some of these things so you have to be careful." (Emphasis added.)

Adderall has been the drug of choice as of late for those using PEDs, but it seems as if Viagra may be all the rage.

All jokes aside, Viagra is more beneficial than just in the bedroom. Athletes have found that it assists in blood flow, helping get oxygen around the body quicker, helping increase a player's on-field endurance.

Marshall sure has started something, as it will be interesting to hear just how many players are using Viagra for a competitive edge.

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