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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said Friday that he enjoys the NFL experience more since he traveled to South America for the Ayahuasca retreat.
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August, this The four-time NFL MVP told NBC Sports’ Peter King that he traveled to Peru twice, first in 2020 and then this offseason, for what he called a “beautiful experience.”
Ayahuasca contains the ingredient N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT), which is Schedule I under U.S. law drugs, but according to Mike Florio, it’s not listed by the NFL as a banned substance or performance-enhancing drug Pro Football Talk.
Alliance Spokesperson Brian McCarthy to
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confirmed that Rogers would not be punished for ayahuasca.
The 38-year-old Cal product has set the standard for the most important positions in the sport over the past two years with his on-court performance. He recorded an 85-9 touchdown interception percentage while helping the Packers to a 26-7 record.
Green Bay has left after wide receiver Davante Adams, who was traded to the Las Vegas Raiders in March The question of how the offense will perform, but a future Hall of Fame quarterback at the helm will reduce the level of concern.
Rodgers and Packers visit Bank of America Stadium on Sept. 11 for new campaign against NFC North rival Minnesota Vikings .