Same Crap, Different Day

While all the focus has now been on the soap opera surrounding the NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement, it’s important to remind everyone that many of the retired players and their families have still been mired in the tangled mess of … Continue reading

Paul Anderson: The Latest Wave

EDITOR’S NOTE: Our friend, Paul Anderson, attended some of our conferences in the past while he was still studying law. As a practicing attorney now covering concussion litigation among his many areas of practice, Paul has been following the NFL concussion lawsuit  … Continue reading

You Never Know What You Had… Until You Pull Back the Curtain

By Dorothy’s friend (Toto) Human nature is a predictable thing. You can count on it like the seasons. Sooner or later, Summer turns into Fall, Fall turns into Winter. It is predictable by turns and can vary from time to … Continue reading

SIX vs ZERO: Why We Oppose the NFL Settlement

EDITOR’S NOTE: The original six plaintiffs in the NFL (Films) Lawsuit just released their official overview on why they remain opposed to the proposed Settlement Offer. . Why We Oppose the NFL Settlement By Fred Dryer, Elvin Bethea, Dan Pastorini, … Continue reading

Wayne Radloff: How NFL “Benefits” Really Work

First of all, best of luck to Deion Sanders, who is such a brilliant genius that he doesn’t expect any cognitive problems in his future. Good luck with the child support, hope you don’t tell your next wife about the … Continue reading

Brandi Winans: Remembering Jeff

EDITOR’S NOTE: Brandi Winans informed us earlier today that Jeff Winans (Buffalo Bills, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1973 – 1978) had just passed away late last week. For those of you who might not know about Jeff and … Continue reading

Bob Lurtsema: Lipstick on a Pig

EDITOR’S NOTE: We received this first-hand report from retired player, Bob Lurtsema, who was one of the “uninvited players” who showed up last week along with Bob Stein and many of the Plaintiffs in the NFL Films lawsuit Status Conference. … Continue reading

Dan Pastorini: New Lawsuit

We were just informed of a lawsuit/complaint recently filed by Dan Pastorini (1971 – 1983: Oilers, Raiders, Rams, Eagles) in Minnesota (requesting to be heard in Texas) against attorney Michael Hausfeld and his firm, Hausfeld LLP, for “breach of contract, … Continue reading

Bruce Laird: Mixed Messages

EDITOR’S NOTE: Fourth & Goal’s Bruce Laird sent in his comments and observations after reading the recent ESPN article from last Friday, Mixed Messages on Brain Injuries. (Click HERE to read the post that includes a link to the article.) … Continue reading

Andrew Stewart: Show Me the Money!

. Many of you may remember Andrew Stewart’s disability case that took nearly two years to get to court after it was first filed in 2010. They won the case resoundingly in June of this year, topped with a scathing … Continue reading

Fred Dryer Writes to Attorney Michael Hausfeld

EDITOR’S NOTE: We received this e-mail from Fred Dryer, lead plaintiff in the Dryer vs NFL (Films) lawsuit. Once again, we’re simply posting it in its entirety as requested by a retired player. . Dear Michael: . It has come … Continue reading

Elvin Bethea: My Request to Michael Hausfeld

EDITOR’S NOTE: We received this comment along with the attached e-mails from Hall of Famer Elvin Bethea (Houston Oilers 1968 – 1983) requesting that we post this on Dave’s Blog. While we do not wish to take one side or … Continue reading

Bob Kuechenberg: A 21st Century American Travesty

Herb Adderley, John Mackey, Mike Webster, Andre Waters. And the carnage goes on and on and on. . Unless and until the 21st Century NFL undergoes a sea change – a total paradigm shift toward actually caring for their beloved … Continue reading

Dr. Amen on Junior Seau

DANIEL G. AMEN, MD RESPONDS TO JUNIOR SEAU SUICIDE . “These players need to know there IS help for them!” . NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (May 3, 2012) — While Junior Seau’s apparent suicide breaks the hearts of football fans nationwide, … Continue reading

Bob Stein: Legacy Benefit Information Update

EDITOR’S NOTE: We just received this update from Bob Stein on the Legacy Fund Benefits. This will be one of the discussion issues at our upcoming Conference April 20 – 22 in Las Vegas. Be sure to register HERE and … Continue reading