Kyle Turley

weed in the nfl

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 3)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.8.17
Weed

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains Ep. 3

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.4.17
Sports

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 2)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.2.17
Sports

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 2)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
4.27.17
420

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains Ep. 1

After taking a laundry list of pharmaceutical drugs to deal with the associated issues, Kyle found marijuana to be the best available treatment for the problems that he was facing. In this episode, we meet Kyle and see the beginning of his journey.
VICE Sports
4.20.17
NFL

After The NFL, Pot Saved Boo Williams' Life. He's Trying To Return The Favor.

Before he broke through for an improbable NFL career, marijuana helped Boo Williams cope with a struggle that nearly broke him. After football, he's trying to help.
David Davis
11.3.16
NFL

Battle for Benefits, Part 3: "Don't Make Proud Men Beg"

Joe DeLamielleure played in the game's roughest era and is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So why is he receiving a poverty-level pension?
Aaron Gordon
9.18.15
Battle for Benefits

Battle for Benefits, Part 1: "Why Do I Have To Fight You Now?"

In part one of this three-part series, Kyle Turley navigates the NFL's confusing benefits system.
Aaron Gordon
9.16.15
Sitdowns

Painkillers in the NFL: Kyle Turley on Playing Numb

Kyle Turley reflects on the long-term effects of playing through injuries by using team-prescribed painkillers and the hypocrisy of the NFL's substance abuse policy.
VICE Sports
2.19.15
Sitdowns

Kyle Turley on Life in the NFL (Trailer)

More than 1,000 former NFL players are addicted to painkillers, many without health insurance or any semblance of a support system.
VICE Sports
1.27.15
drug wars

"Pot Allowed Me To Take It Down a Notch": Marijuana and the NFL

NFL players say they use pot to control both physical pain and post-game moods and tempers. But will they ever be able to do it openly?
Keegan Hamilton
1.31.14