Seven former professional football players have filed a court challenge to a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million.
The NFL commissioner responded to criticism by the NFLPA executive director, who contended that a double standard exists when it comes to the league’s punishments.
A conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.
Newly appointed NFL Player’s Association President Eric Winston has heard the rumors surrounding an expanded 18-game season. According to him, it’s simply not happening.
The NFL players union has set up an organization to aid former players, establishing it out of a $22 million fund from the collective bargaining agreement with the league.
The NFL players union has set up a system to provide safe rides for its members in nearly 20 NFL cities and Pro Bowl host Honolulu.
Some former players and others think the league is getting off cheap in its tentative settlement with victims of concussion-related brain injuries.
The NFL is increasingly likely to move to a ‘draft’ format for the Pro Bowl, according to league sources, and held more internal meetings on the topic this week.
“Safety,” he said at his annual Super Bowl news conference, “is all of our responsibilities.”
HGH is a banned performance-enhancing drug that is hard to detect and has been linked to health problems such as diabetes, cardiac dysfunction and arthritis.
The NFL Players Association’s claim of collusion by league owners has been rejected by the federal judge who has previously sided with the players.
NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, appearing on CBS This Morning Wednesday, said he was “disappointed” with the NFL’s handling of the bounty scandal.