Texans opt not to sign banned Olympic medalist Justlin Gatlin

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  • Mike Young
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    Mike Young on #12466

    No luck for J Gat in his post-doping bust tryout for the NFL. Here's an article from the Houston Chronicle by Megan Manfull:  The Texans worked out former Olympic gold medalist Justin Gatlin on Tuesday. Team officials said they have no interest in signing the 24-year-old though. In April, Gatlin was banned from track and field for eight years because he tested positive for the banned sub

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    Nick Newman
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    Nick Newman on #68027

    I think it would be great if he played in NFL, then maybe someone would "hit" some sense into his dumb ass…

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    mikeice on #60137

    lol, yeh  i jus knew he was gonna [play inb the nfl 8yr suspension what ws he to do in between  well hes probably gonna get pick up as a punt returner cause of his 4.1 forty yard speed and that was prob hand timed

    Mike Young
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    Mike Young on #60138

    I think it would be a little bit of a 'black eye' to the image conscious NFL to have a currently banned sprinter make an NFL team.

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