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Cornerback Carlos Rogers said Moss shouldn't be automatically tied to the doctor's alleged misdeeds.
"That part of the thing wasn't tied to him," Rogers said. "Everybody's put, 'Oh, he had HGH in his bag. It's Santana; it's him.' If they test Santana right now, nothing would come up in his body."
The NFL does not test for HGH, but the league could suspend a player if it has other proof that a player has used the substance.
HGH can used to help an athlete recover from an injury. Moss revealed earlier this month that his left knee had been bothering him for three years -- even though he rarely missed a game -- and that he had recently decided to have arthroscopic surgery to fix the problem. He has been a limited participant at this week's practices.
"I am in a rush to be out there with those guys," Moss said, "but I'm not in a rush to do anything stupid with my knee."
Daniels said Moss' predicament should make other players wary about consulting with outside doctors.
"That's a lesson for everybody," Daniels said. "Make sure you know who you're working with, go through your trainers and get the right people. And if they're going to work on you, maybe bring them here, bring them to the facility, let the guys see what they're doing."
Santana has played nine years in the NFL, including the last five with the Redskins. He has led the team in yards receiving every year he's been in Washington. He caught 70 passes for 902 yards with three touchdowns last season and played all 16 games.
"I hate that he's got to go through this and be labeled," Daniels said, "because I know what kind of guy he is. I know he's a good guy. ... It ain't like Santana went online to buy stuff. He was getting treatments, and you never know how these guys do things."
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