From what I have been told, Sanderson was Nifty's evil mentor so to speak. Derek was still in full party-mode and apparently Middleton was his wing-man? I am not sure, but I think that Don Murdoch and Dave Maloney were also suspected of drug use a couple of years later?
Probably a combination of the culture in the 70's and the culture surrounding the team?
Well, it *was* the '70s, which, btw, we have to thank for both "Have a Nice Day" and