Report: WFT Assistant Athletic Trainer Doug Quon Put on Leave amid DEA Investigation

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According to ESPN's John Keim, the Washington Football Team has placed Doug Quon, assistant athletic trainer on administrative leave.

It is not clear what the motivation behind this move was.

It comes just two days after Nicki Jhabvala of the Washington Post reported that Ryan Vermillion (the WFT's chief athletic trainer) is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration in relation to "possible disbursement” of prescription drugs.

Vermillion, like Quon is currently on administrative leave.

Ron Rivera, Washington's head coach, addressed Vermillion's departure. He's just one year away from finishing treatment for squamous cells carcinoma and said that he trusted Ryan with his health.

Jhabvala claims that around twenty-four DEA agents raided his house and office at Washington Football Team's training center.

NBC Washington reported that there is nothing linking WFT members to Vermillion's allegations. WFT officials stated in a statement that the matter was "unrelated to team."

The NFL Players Association wrote to its certified player agents, stating that one player had been "contacted by federal investigators."

The authorities have not filed formal charges.

Quon joined Washington's training staff in 2014. He is currently in his eighth season. He also had spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs and Jacksonville Jaguars earlier in his career.