|Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 18 July 2014 11:53|
That extends by four years the time frame for similar claims made by hundreds of former players in the original complaint, and could open the door to a criminal investigation.
The federal Drug Enforcement Administration is beginning to look into accusations contained in the original lawsuit - filed in May and covering the years 1968-2008. The new allegations could dramatically expand the investigation's scope, as well as add a sense of urgency. Any violation of federal drug laws after 2009 would not be subject to the five-year statute of limitations.