Documents Link QB Couch to Steroids

Source accuses 1999 No. 1 draft pick of using performance enhancers
By Joseph Fasano,  Newser User
Posted Aug 29, 2007 3:19 AM CDT

(Newser) – Former Jaguar Tim Couch ingested human growth hormone and anabolic steroids to recover from a shoulder injury and help him bounce back from a three-year hiatus with the NFL, charges a source close to the quarterback's  former nutritionist . Documents outlining Couch's drug regimen were obtained by Yahoo Sports.

Couch, who has confessed to a history with human growth human but denies using other drugs, says he has no knowledge of the documents, and his ex-nutritionist claims the "worthless" papers were falsely created. The news is the latest frustration for the 1999 No. 1 draft pick, whom the Jaguars dumped this year after an unpromising preseason. (Read more Tim Couch stories.)

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