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Former Heisman finalist reportedly failed a drug test at the NFL Combine Michael Reaves/Getty Images
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: (L-R) Heisman finalists Dede Westbrook of the Oklahoma Sooners, Deshaun Watson of the Clemson Tigers, Jabrill Peppers of the Michigan Wolverines, Baker Mayfield of the Oklahoma Sooners and Lamar Jackson of the Louisville Cardinals pose for a photo with the Heisman trophy during a press conference prior to the 2016 Heisman Trophy Presentation at the Marriott Marquis on December 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

It has not been a great couple of weeks for NFL prospects as some have been reported to fail drugs tests. First it was Alabama’s Reuben Foster and it seems that Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers failed the test in basically the same way.

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However, Schefter has more on the diluted sample and it sounds exactly the same as Foster’s situation.

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Peppers’ history as a “clean” player before this should help most executives and NFL personnel get over one bad test. The fact he worked out with two separate groups of players should also help his case since it shows he’s willing to do whatever it takes to please his future employer. Regardless, this diluted sample will likely have Peppers moving on draft boards regardless of reason for it and it has at least one front office executive skeptical:

That certainly doesn’t bode well for Peppers.

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