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Packers president: We don’t know much about Matthews, Peppers PED investigation

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 2: Julius Peppers #56 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates with Sam Shields #37, Letroy Guion #98, and Clay Matthews #52 after scoring against the Minnesota Vikings on an interception in the second quarter on October 02, 2014 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by John Konstantaras/Getty Images)

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The NFL is investigating whether Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers used performance-enhancing drugs, as alleged in an Al Jazeera investigation. But the team is staying out of it.

Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said at today’s shareholders meeting that the investigation, which has led to a clash between the NFL and the NFL Players Association, is between the league and the players.

“The league is pursuing that,” Murphy said, via Michael Cohen of the Journal Sentinel. “I know there’s been some resistance from the NFLPA about the credibility of some of the sources there. But I don’t think we know much more than that.”

The Al Jazeera documentary named Matthews, Peppers, former Packer and current free agent Mike Neal, Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Peyton Manning. The players have denied any wrongdoing.