Welker tests positive for Adderall, facing possible 4-game suspension | SummitDaily.com

Welker tests positive for Adderall, facing possible 4-game suspension

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker (83) watches the action from the sideline in the second half of a NFL preseason football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Thursday, Aug. 28. 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Wes Welker is facing the possibility of missing the first four games of the season, but not because of a concussion.

According to an ESPN report, the NFL has issued the Broncos’ slot receiver a four-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancement policy. Two sources told The Denver Post the league found Welker tested positive for the amphetamine Adderall, a pharmaceutical drug often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

To read the full story, continue to http://www.denverpost.com/broncos/ci_26454229/wes-welker-suspended-4-games-taking-banned-substance

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