Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin violated the NFL’s drug policy this season which resulted in a four-game suspension for using adderall. He subsequently checked himself into a drug treatment facility after being informed of that suspension. WDAE-AM 620 radio host Steve Duemig has no sympathy for the young running back as he proceeded to […]
Jacquizz Rodgers is in for a big workload vs. Carolina thanks to Dough Martin being suspended. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be relying heavily on Jacquizz Rodgers vs. the Carolina Panthers in Week 17. With Charles Sims now on I.R. and...Show More Summary
Buccaneers running back Doug Martin was suspended four games by the league for a violation of the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy on Wednesday and Martin revealed that he will enter a treatment facility to “receive the help I need.” In his statement, Martin also said that he tried to push through his issues on his…
Doug Martin said Wednesday he’s entering a treatment facility rather than appealing a four-game ban.
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When Doug Martin was deactivated prior to Saturday’s game, it was obvious something was going on behind the scenes. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed a win to keep their season alive, and they would not have benched Martin unless it was absolutely necessary. Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers surprisingly deactivated running back Doug Martin prior to their eventual loss on Saturday against the New Orleans Saints, and now we know the reason. Martin has been suspended for four games without pay by the NFL for violating the league’s drug policy. Show More Summary
Running back Doug Martin’s four-game suspension under the NFL’s PED policy arises from a positive test for Adderall, PFT has confirmed. (The news was first reported by NFL Media, which constitutes another example of the NFL’s in-house...Show More Summary
Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin decided to abruptly end his season and enter a treatment facility to deal with what he is calling “personal issues” after failing an NFL drug test for “performance-enhancing substances,” the Tampa Bay Times reports. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport, the drug in question is Adderall. The @NFL […]
The running back shockingly de-activated for his team's Week 16 matchup with the Saints
The NFL suspended Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin four games Wednesday after he failed a drug test, per Adam Schefter of ESPN. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network provided a breakdown of the violation: Martin explained in a statement on the team's official site that he will not appeal and will enter a treatment facility. Show More Summary
Tampa Bay RB was facing four-game suspension for violating NFL substance abuse policy.
Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances and said Wednesday he's entering a treatment facility rather than appeal the ban
A bizarre situation in Tampa keeps getting even more bizarre. The statement from Buccaneers running back Doug Martin creates the distinct impression that he is starting a four-game suspension under the substance-abuse policy, and that he has developed a chemical dependency on one or more of the NFL’s recognized substances of abuse. In truth, however, his…
The Buccaneers benched Martin for the Week 16 matchup against the New Orleans Saints. The NFL will suspend Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs, according...Show More Summary
Doug Martin is entering rehab for substance abuse.
The “personal issue” for which Doug Martin has left the Buccaneers quickly became public. “I was notified last week of a four-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy,” the fifth-year running back said in a statement released by the team. “My initial instinct was to appeal the suspension and finish the season with my…
Buccaneers RB Doug Martin revealed that he failed a drug test and will serve a four-game suspension, and announced that he’s entering rehab. Read more...
Tampa Bay Bucs running back Doug Martin just announced he's entering a treatment facility after violating the league's drug policy. Martin just issued a statement saying, "I was notified last week of a four-game suspension for violating the…
The headline is a little jarring. The circumstances make it less so. Via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, running back Doug Martin is leaving the Buccaneers to address “personal issues.” With the moving coming in advance of a Week 17 game for which Martin wasn’t going to be in uniform at a time when the…