Eugene Monroe RUMORS & NEWS

  • Eugene Monroe remains hopeful NFL will change rules over use of medical marijuana

    USA Today "One of the most outspoken proponents of marijuana as an alternative to painkillers for NFL players says he views votes in several states last week to legalize the drug as another sign that stigmas are diminishing and people are taking medical applications more seriously. “I think what it..." November 16

  • Eugene Monroe will not let his son play football

    Sportsnaut "Former Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe retired from the NFL earlier this summer. His decision to call it quits after seven largely successful seasons in the league was based on the widespread issues he’s seen relating to head trauma in the..." September 06

  • Eugene Monroe continues advocacy for medical marijuana

    Deadspin "Last month, offensive tackle Eugene Monroe retired from the NFL at 29 years old, after seven seasons with the Jaguars and Ravens. Monroe’s retirement came just a few months after he declared his advocacy for medical marijuana as a way to combat the constant pain that comes with life as an NFL..." August 04

  • Eugene Monroe, Marijuana Advocate, to Retire From N.F.L.

    New York Times "Eugene Monroe, a veteran offensive tackle who became the first active N.F.L. player to publicly ask the league to let players use medical marijuana, will retire after seven seasons. In recent years, many retired players have urged the league to lift the ban on the use of medical marijuana. In..." July 21