Former NFL superstar and cannabis advocate Ricky Williams debuts new podcast

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Ricky Williams, one of the most thoughtful personalities to ever partake in professional sports, has debuted a new podcast: Curious Questions with Ricky Williams . The first episode premiered earlier this week and featured Williams in conversation with former National Football League player, Eben Britton. Two years ago, the NFL’s cannabis policy forced David Irving out of the league. Now he’s back. Why the NFL’s new marijuana policy isn’t a total win for players How pro sports are starting to turn pro-weed Britton, the former co-host of the podcast Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson , discussed moving on from football and finding a new lease on life after professional sports. Williams played 11 seasons in the NFL and one in the Canadian Football League. Williams joined the Toronto Argonauts for a single season in 2006, after being suspended by the NFL for his cannabis consumption. It’s time for me to get my voice out there. In my own words…— Ricky Williams (@Rickthelaureate) January 27, 2021 The signing prompted endless hand-wringing, including from NFL legend and one-time Argo Joe Theismann, who criticized the team for offering Williams a contract and told ESPN  he didn’t want to “be mentioned in the same breath as Ricky Williams as a football player.” “He’s a disgrace to the game. The man doesn’t deserve to play football,” Theismann said. Theismann, who spoke publically about investing in the cannabis sector in 2019, has since walked back those comments. In an interview with the Orlando Sentinel , Theismann said “I’ve learned to appreciate people an awful lot. Not to judge individuals. I had a tendency to do something where I would judge somebody. I did it with Ricky Williams,” adding that he sat down with Williams and apologized for his comments. When asked if Williams accepted…

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