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Steroids And The Cowboys: A New List To Chew On

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The San Diego Union-Tribune recently published a story alleging that more than 185 players have used steroids while in the NFL. The following probably won’t be news to Cowboys trivia buffs. Regardless, here’s the ‘Boys-related meat that the writer, Brent Schrotenboer, gives us:

OL (Offensive Lineman) Louis Cheek (1990) - Suspended three games after positive steroid test.

DT (Defensive Tackle) Danny Noonan (1987) - Tested positive at combine before draft. Also said he used steroids during his NFL career, which lasted until 1992.

Strength coach Bob Ward (1983) – Said about 25 percent, “maybe more,” of the team used steroids, according to the Omaha World Herald.

DL (Defensive Lineman) John Dutton (1970s-1980s) – Said he liked to take them during preseason before they were banned, according to the World Herald.

Click on the following link and you can look up other teams as well. The San Diego paper brags that its compilation of steroid use is the largest-such effort since former Sen. George Mitchell released his list of Major League Baseball players linked to steroid use.