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SI PLAYERS NFL POLL
December 15, 2008
What percentage of NFL players would you say use performance-enhancing drugs?
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December 15, 2008

Si Players Nfl Poll

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What percentage of NFL players would you say use performance-enhancing drugs?

Said 0 to 4 percent use PEDs 32%

Said 5 to 9 percent use PEDs 23%

Said 10 to 19 percent use PEDs 20%

Said 20 to 29 percent use PEDs 12%

Said 30 percent or more use PEDs 12%

FAST FACTS
Only 1% of respondents said "not sure." ... Last week the NFL suspended six players who tested positive for the diuretic Bumetanide, which can be used as a masking agent for steroids.... In the past two years 14 other players have been suspended for violating the performance-enhancing drug policy ... Nearly 23% of defensive lineman who voted said 30% or more.

[Based on a survey of 320 NFL players ? For more on the poll, and to comment on it, go to SI.com/players.

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