When DeAndre Levy suffered a hip injury last August that eventually required season-ending surgery, the deep-thinking Detroit Lions linebacker made a conscious decision to rehab himself back to good health without the use of opioid pain-killing pills that are commonly prescribed in the NFL.

Levy, like most players, had used such pills at the recommendation of team doctors in the past.

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