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First it was steroids in baseball now congress is threatening to hold hearings on human growth hormone in the NFL the league says it's not -- for lawmakers to get involved but.
Former NFL running back Tiki Barber disagrees.
Even -- taxpayer money is being used he joins us.
Now why should congress -- -- -- -- make it a political issue by filling in the -- -- -- politicians and make -- a -- you know what I I can speak from experience here because I -- don't Capitol -- for the concussion study what came out of that was a forced.
Effort to find out the particulars of what concussions due to the brain and as result.
A lot of states have started to put in.
Some conditions to help youth athletics Campbell was -- of sports can but I remember that that -- -- farfel over steroids in baseball with all the politicians there was wanna talk to -- as we get their soundbites on tell that we that what it steroids became you know that the the bad part of this is -- people refer to because people sort of line under oath and once that happened to became a cluster you know library -- but the concussion hearings were were held correctly.
And I think the HEH hearing which the union wants will also be held correctly the reason that the union wants it though.
Is because they don't want.
And on it's a successful war on perfected test to start -- and off some of the players I understand why the owners don't want to wait and it's not -- -- or because they wanna keep things -- they don't wanna turn into a political certainly don't want it to until political circus circus but the good thing that will happen no matter what is it more knowledge about each -- each will come out.
Just like it happened with a -- studies wolf start to understand as a public.
What PH Yates hormonal no offense I know what's your life but that that the point is is that there are a lot of other things -- congress needs to be looking into right now -- where economic future I don't think they should be wasting time and we know what the role congress' right.
To serve and preserve the local interest but also to -- preserve the national interest I think.
His biggest sport -- especially the National Football League is important to study each and every one of these things that come up.
In the National Football League because it trickles down it's I'd still think it'll ever be -- had better as to whether it turns into a circus or something useful this what is -- openness useful -- -- not -- into -- -- I think from great to see you thanks for coming in --