Chris Long knew how to beat the NFL’s faulty system for testing players for recreational drugs. Now that he’s retired,
“I certainly enjoyed my fair share on a regular basis through my career,” Long said during an appearance on The Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday. “If not for that, I’m not as capable of coping with the stresses of day-to-day, the NFL life.”
Long, the No. 2 overall pick in 2008, enjoyed an 11-year career, with stints on the then-St. Louis Rams, New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. He won two Super Bowls in the final three years of his career.
Long was able to evade detection because the league’s test is so