Former TCU WR Jeremy Kerley blames ghost for positive PED test

Jeremy Kerley had an unusual explanation after he tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

The former TCU receiver had to sit out the past four games for the New York Jets after violating the NFL’s PED policy. He returned to practice this week and was asked how the substance got in his system. His response was odd, but it did fit the spirit of Christmas.

“I don’t know. There’s a lot of ghosts around here,” Kerley said, according to USA Today’s Andy Vasquez. “Ghost put it in there. You know, the ghost of Christmas past? … I don’t know.”

Kerley also said he didn’t knowingly take any substance banned by the league, and he “probably wouldn’t have took it” if he had known the allegedly ghost-administered substance was banned.

When he was first suspended in November, Kerley issued a statement that he was going to “investigate this matter until I am able to figure out what caused the positive test.”

The Jets drafted Kerley out of TCU in 2011, and he played for New York from 2011-2015. He re-signed with the Jets in September after spending last season with the San Francisco 49ers.

Kerley has 22 catches for 217 yards and a touchdown in eight games this season.

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