It is never fun exposing someone for committing the heinous act of cheating. Unfortunately those that are in the public spotlight are more likely to have their transgressions shared with the rest of the world. This certainly applies to professional athletes.
Ray Lewis is no different, and it goes without saying that he is without question a cheater.
After suffering a triceps injury in prior to retiring, Lewis reportedly was recorded ordering deer antler spray from Sports With Alternative To Steroids (S.W.A.T.S.) owner Mitch Ross. The Hall of Famer linebacker was recorded saying, “just pile me up and just send me everything you got, because I got to get back on this this week.”
The recovery regimen included 10 deer-antler pills per day and an under-the-tongue deer-antler spray every two hours.The deer-antler products are described as containing IGF-1, which is banned by the NFL. The report explains that IGF-1 is what human growth hormone is converted into when it reaches the liver.
For whatever reason, Lewis was not suspended and still made it into the NFL Hall of Fame. You would think that the NFL would be a bit harsher on Lewis, but for whatever reason they allowed him to get off without any penalty.
In other NFL news, rumor has it that former Indianapolis Colts pass rusher Justin Houston may in fact be signing with the Baltimore Ravens. ESPN’s Bill Barnwell had the following to say on the subject: