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Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison warms up prior to the team's NFL preseason football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Pittsburgh, on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)

NFL players in PED investigation agree to interviews



Three NFL players have agreed to be interviewed in the league's ongoing performance-enhancing drug investigation, USA TODAY Sports reported Thursday afternoon.

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers have agreed to do interviews with NFL investigators.

Harrison has set his interview date for Aug. 30 -- five days after the NFL's Aug. 25th deadline.

The interview dates set for Matthews and Peppers were not readily available.

The fourth active player targeted by the league's probe, free-agent linebacker Mike Neal, has not yet agreed to an interview, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. 

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