Matt Elam arrested in Miami on marijuana, oxycodone possession charges – ESPN

Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam was arrested on drug charges Saturday night in Miami, according to Miami-Dade police.

Elam, a 2013 first-round pick, was charged with one count of cannabis possession, one count of possession of cannabis with intent to sell or deliver, one count of possession of a controlled substance and one count of reckless driving, police said. He is currently (more…)

Prosecutors charge 33 people in oxycodone ring – KSPR

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say more than 30 people have been charged in an oxycodone drug ring in Arkansas.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports Monday’s announcement of the 33 people charged with conspiring to distribute oxycodone includes former Razorback and NFL running back Cedric Cobbs.

He’s also been charged with using a communication device in furtherance of drug trafficking. A message (more…)

New book blames Kosar’s slurred speech on oxycodone from Browns – NBCSports.com

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The post-NFL deterioration of former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has been startling at times, made most alarming by slurred and at times incoherent speech.  A new book contends that Kosar’s problems trace to the Browns giving him a potent pain-killing medication in order to keep playing.

Via Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Blood Sport — Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis and (more…)