Houston Texans football players received a memo ahead of their game in Mexico City that warned them against leaving their hotel and to leave ‘expensive jewelry at home’. AP notes that security warnings are common for people headed to Mexico City on business travel and goes on to explain that some of the warnings about food relate to the potential presence of banned steroids in Mexican meat.

From Yahoo News and the AP

Texans urged to stay in room, not eat room service in Mexico

The Associated Press was given a look at a memo distributed to the team on Wednesday that included a page of information concerning the trip to Mexico, including those two rules.

A section of the memo under the heading “safety” had a bullet point with: “DO NOT leave the hotel.” It was followed by a line advising players to leave all “expensive jewelry at home,” not to bring large sums of money and not to use ATMs.

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