For now, marijuana use remains out of bounds for NFL players. But that might change. The player’s union is having early talks to decide whether medical marijuana should be a permitted drug when the next union contract is up for debate in two years.

Jamie Brown spent five seasons in the NFL as an offensive lineman, including stints with Denver, San Francisco and Washington.

His career wasn't one that would make headlines, but his body got pummeled.

Brown said he took whatever he could to stay on the field. Advil, Tylenol and stronger drugs like Percocet. 

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Esteban Bustillos ~ WGBH.org

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