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NFL | Former wide receiver Capel suspended

Sat, 01 Jul 2006 16:18:15 -0700

The Associated Press reports sprinter John Capel has accepted a two-year suspension after testing positive for marijuana, the U. S. Anti-Doping Agency said. Capel, a former wide receiver, was selected by the Chicago Bears in 2001 but tested positive for marijuana at the NFL Combine. The Bears dropped him after he was charged with marijuana possession.

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Chiefs | Capel on Practice Squad

Mon, 02 Sep 2002 15:36:37 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs have announced the signing of WR John Capel to their practice squad.

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Chiefs | Axe Falls

Mon, 26 Aug 2002 14:08:34 -0700

KcChiefs.com reports the Kansas City Chiefs have released WR John Capel.

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Chiefs | Sorting Out WRs

Wed, 19 Jun 2002 13:28:15 -0700

The Kansas City Star reports that Kansas City Chiefs WRs Johnnie Morton and Eddie Kennison will be starters for next season. WR Marvin Minnis is likely to occupy the No. 3 spot. The fourth receiver spot is up for grabs between Marc Boerigter, John Capel, Dante Hall, Curtis Jackson, Reggie Jones and Sylvester Morris.

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Chiefs | More On Capel

Mon, 11 Mar 2002 14:32:32 -0800

Updating an earlier story, the three-year contract signed by WR John Capel with the Kansas City Chiefs contained base salaries of $225,000 (2002), $300,000 (2003) and $380,000 (2004).

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Chiefs | Two Agree to Terms

Mon, 11 Feb 2002 13:07:24 -0800

KCChiefs.com reports the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with QB Joe Germaine and a three-year contract with WR John Capel. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Chiefs | Practice Squad Addition

Wed, 12 Dec 2001 16:38:36 -0800

KCChiefs.com reports the Kansas City Chiefs have signed WR John Capel to their practice squad.

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Chiefs | No Go On Capel

Thu, 26 Jul 2001 20:43:28 -0700

As a follow up to an earlier story, the Kansas City Star reports the Kansas City Chiefs have decided not to sign WR John Capel. The team was underwhelmed by Capel's workout this week and decided to pass on signing him.

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Chiefs | Looking At Capel

Tue, 24 Jul 2001 20:47:12 -0700

The Kansas City Star reports the Kansas City Chiefs are planning to meet with WR John Capel on Wednesday. He was drafted by the Bears but then released before he signed a contract. "If he can pass the physical, I think we'll sign him," coach Dick Vermeil said. "We needed another young receiver with the loss of (Sylvester Morris) in terms of numbers at training camp."

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Bears | Capel Move Surprises Agent

Sat, 14 Jul 2001 07:42:39 -0700

The Chicago Sun Times reports agent Robert Alterman, who represents rookie WR John Capel, was surprised when the Chicago Bears relinquished their rights to his client on Friday. Alterman said he had just talked to the team about starting contract talks for Capel. He expects Capel to land elsewhere. "I had no preliminary warning. I am sure he will be picked up by another NFL team quickly. He's the fastest player in the NFL and with a little work he is going to make some team very happy. The Chicago Bears made a mistake."

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Bears | Rookie Let Go

Fri, 13 Jul 2001 11:09:44 -0700

The USA Today reports the Chicago Bears have relinquished the rights to rookie draft pick WR John Capel.

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Bears | Rookie WR on the Bubble?

Fri, 29 Jun 2001 16:43:26 -0700

SportsLine.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Chicago Bears may simply decide to rescind their draft rights to rookie WR John Capel, a seventh-round draft choice. Capel has upset the team during the off-season. First, he tested positive for marijuana at the NFL Combine, then he was picked up on a traffic charge where police allegedly found marijuana in his car and finally, he didn't show up for a portion of the symposium that the league puts on for all rookies.

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Bears | Capel Returns to Team

Mon, 11 Jun 2001 05:53:23 -0700

The Chicago Tribune reports Chicago Bears rookie WR John Capel has returned to practice with the team.

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Bears | Rookie Misses Thursday Practice

Thu, 07 Jun 2001 21:14:08 -0700

John Mullin reports for the Chicago Tribune Chicago Bears seventh-round draft pick, WR/KR John Capel was a surprise no-show Thursday at the team's voluntary mini-camp. The team is seeking to find out why he missed camp. Capel was at practice both Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Bears | Police & Courts

Fri, 25 May 2001 11:17:00 -0700

SportsLine.com's Len Pasquarelli reports Chicago Bears rookie WR John Capel, a seventh-round draft choice, was arrested three weeks ago and charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Fewer than 20 grams of marijuana were found when his car was searched on May 5. It is believed to be the first such arrest for Capel, who tested positive for marijuana at the NFL Combine earlier this year. He's likely to enter the NFL as at least a "Phase One" offender in the league's substance abuse policy.

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Bears | Capel Looking to Catch On

Sun, 29 Apr 2001 15:14:27 -0700

Mark Potash reports for the Sun Times that Chicago Bears rookie WR John Capel, a seventh-round draft pick, feels he's a football player first and a track star second. Capel only caught 11 passes in two years at Florida but is hoping to catch on with the Bears. If he makes the team, he'll probably have to enter the league's substance abuse program for being tested positive for marijuana in February.

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Chiefs | News & Notes

Tue, 10 Apr 2001 23:34:29 -0700

The Kansas City Star reports the Kansas City Chiefs turned their focus for a speed WR and kick-return specialist to Rams restricted free agent WR/KR Tony Horne on Tuesday. If the Chiefs want to sign him to an offer sheet, they must do so by Monday. If he is signed and the Rams don't match, there is no compensation. In other news, Florida WR John Capel, an Olympic sprinter, is expected to visit with the Chiefs this week. He hasn't played football since the 1999 season. He sat out last season to concentrate on the Olympics. The Chiefs will entertain two other free agents this week, both special team-type players, S Larry Whigham (Patriots) and CB Taje Allen (Rams).

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