Running back Deuce McAllister and defensive end Will Smith of the Saints are the only two names that have surfaced. The Saints are playing the Chargers in London Sunday.
But there are reports that one of the players involved may be a Texans lineman. The player has been described as "not a big name." The Texans, citing the collective bargaining agreement, say they cannot comment.
Whether the substance was used deliberately to cover steroid use or innocently to lose weight, the punishment will be the same -- a 4-game suspension and the everlasting suspicion that they used steroids.