Posted February 07, 2014

Antonio Cromartie on NFL’s marijuana ban: ‘We’re just going to do it anyway’

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Antonio Cromartie (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Antonio Cromartie is a three-time Pro Bowl cornerback. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Antonio Cromartie doesn’t need to think twice about the NFL’s ban on marijuana — he thinks it’s pointless.

“They need to just let it go,” Cromartie said last week in an interview with Thisis50.com, a website run by rapper 50 Cent. “We’re just going to do it anyway. They just need to let it go. They need to go ahead and say, ‘Y’all go ahead, smoke it, do what you need to do.’”

The video can be seen here.

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This year’s Super Bowl participants both came from states where marijuana is legal, but commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL’s marijuana policy is unlikely to change.

Cromartie, an eight-year veteran, expects to be released by the Jets this offseason.

He later tweeted that he was referring to other players in the interview, not himself, as he doesn’t smoke.


8 comments
ImmortalIllumined
ImmortalIllumined

the greatest plant in the universe is almost free, LET FREEDOM RING!!!13


Domino! perry, jindel, new york, florida, alaska, obama, DC, hemp bill, nobel peace prize nomination for Uruguay(should be cali's), big week and a half

from 0 states to half the country, from low 20% approval to almost 70%, cali runs this planet by 2 decades, time to tie marijuana to the 2014, and 2016 elections

20 years behind us southern states and NFL, sad and scary....nobody denies freedoms like the south, nobody...even if marijuana reforms did pass the republiCANTS in charge would deny you all your freedoms, centuries of practice...no matter though, we never planned on getting your backwards brethren from day one, half the country already but not one southern state, lol...

love and freedom forever

AMERICA'S WAR ON DRUGS IS A WAR ON AMERICANS!!!33

DODGERFAIL2013
DODGERFAIL2013

will be hilarious when this dude is broke in about 8 years.

SemperFiDTM
SemperFiDTM

Hey Cro, take this from a die-hard Jets fan who actually likes you - Dont talk that kind of crap until youre at Revis level ball, which this past year shows you kinda slipped away from...

DiegoCerda419
DiegoCerda419

@DODGERFAIL2013  i agree, but you also have to remember, these guys don't go broke the way you and I would go broke.  Just ask Warren Sapp.

SemperFiDTM
SemperFiDTM

To expand: Whether I believe it should or shouldnt be legal is irrelevant. But a statement such as this must be made by a TOP-caliber player. Not just an above-average one (and after this years performance, thats being generous)