NFL reportedly to suspend Seattle DBs Browner, Sherman

By The (Tacoma) News TribuneNovember 25, 2012 

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Seattle Seahawks defensive backs Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner will be suspended four games by the league for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing drugs.

If true, this would be the fourth and fifth Seattle player in the past year to be suspended for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs.

Seattle safety Winston Guy was suspended last week by the league for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs.

According to the report, both players claim they are innocent, and are appealing the suspension.

According to a report on the league's website, Sherman and Browner are accused of taking Adderall, a prescription stimulant commonly used to treat attention deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD).

Both players claim they are innocent and are appealing the suspension. Neither player commented on the issue because it was reported after they talked to reporters. Walter Thurmond and Byron Maxwell would be the likely replacements for if Sherman and Browner are unavailable.

The Seahawks had not confirmed the report Sunday, which came out after players at Sun Life Stadium met with the media.

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