Painkillers in the NFL: Marcellus Wiley and The False Choice

NFL veteran and ESPN commentator Marcellus Wiley discusses his use of toradol and the renal failure that he suffered as a result.

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Feb 2 2015, 2:20pm

More than 1,000 former NFL players are addicted to painkillers. Many are without health insurance, or any semblance of a support system. In this VICE Sports exclusive series, players tell their stories of being negligently supplied with various substances by NFL teams and describe the long-term repercussions they have suffered as a result. In Episode 1, NFL veteran and ESPN commentator Marcellus Wiley discusses his use of toradol and the renal failure that he suffered as a result.