Veteran will miss first month of the season

Updated: July 28, 2003, 11:04 AM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Denver Broncos safety Lee Flowers was suspended without pay for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's banned substances policy.

Flowers said he tested positive for ephedra, an over-the-counter stimulant that speeds the heart rate and constricts blood vessels, but wasn't aware the supplement was in his system. He said his positive test stemmed from a vitamin he took in December.

"Unfortunately, that vitamin had ephedra in it,'' Flowers ...

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