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Notes: NFL tired of Adderall excuse

INDIANAPOLIS — No one outside the NFL office knows whether there truly was an outbreak of Adderall abuse last season among players, including three Patriots. Under its steroid policy, the NFL is powerless to disclose the true nature of a violation.

But the league continues to want that to change, according to Adolpho Birch, the senior vice president of law and labor policy.

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