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Pot issue won't affect these players' draft status

The draft status of Calvin Johnson, Amobi Okoye and Gaines Adams likely won't be affected because of their reported marijuana use, Len Pasquarelli writes.

Updated: April 20, 2007, 9:33 AM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Even in the limitless world of cyberspace, there isn't sufficient room to debate whether or not some NFL franchises and scouts practice a double standard when it comes to revelations of marijuana use by draft prospects.

But take this as NFL reality: While the league finds it difficult to accept potheads, it is even harder for teams to tolerate blockheads when evaluating draft-eligible players.

We make this distinction because, of the three highly regarded players reported by ...

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