Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison is sick of answering questions about the debunked report linking him to performance enhancing drug (PED) use. Unfortunately for Harrison, those questions won't be stopping anytime soon after Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the NFL plans on interviewing all current NFL players who were named in the report -- Harrison, Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers -- prior to the regular season.
NFL still plans to interview LBs Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison before season about PED accusations, per league source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 8, 2016
Despite all of Harrison's, and his agent's, attempts to end these allegations before it got any worse than it already is, have clearly stalled.
The NFL wants to meet, and regardless of what Harrison thinks, the league typically gets their way, and have even toyed with possible disciplinary action if Harrison refuses to meet.
As is the case with all of these allegations, the NFLPA will certainly be involved in the proceedings, and might try to block the NFL from even meeting with players considering a major lack of evidence. The league met with Peyton Manning, who retired after the 2015 season, but current and retired players certainly have a different set of circumstances facing them when talking about potential discipline being handed down.
Either way, it looks as if this entire situation is far from over.