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Vontaze Burfict, JayRon Hosley fail drug test before NFL draft

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The downfall of Vontaze Burfict added another chapter to its story Wednesday -- just one day before the NFL draft begins -- as NFL Network contributor and Fox Sports insider Jay Glazer reported NFL teams were informed this week the Arizona State linebacker has failed a drug test.

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Teams also were told that Virginia Tech cornerback JayRon Hosley failed a drug test, according to Glazer. NFL.com reporter Ian Rapoport confirmed, via a source with knowledge of Hosley's test results, that he failed his test at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Burfict has seen his draft stock plummet after a disappointing showing at the combine, which followed a disastrous junior season at ASU when his weight ballooned as high as 259 pounds, and his total tackles dropped from 90 in 2010 to 69 in 2011.

Burfict didn't receive an invite to work out with any NFL team during the draft evaluation process, and he might not not be drafted at all this weekend.

Hosley wrote a letter to teams apologizing for his failed drug test, according to Glazer.

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