Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell

One more tragic ending to what started as a very promising career. Does anyone have any doubt about the role brain injuries had in all of this? Aaron Hernandez, former NFL player, found dead in prison cell, officials say Aaron … Continue reading

Sheilla Dingus: The Lawyers’ Feeding Frenzy

We’re watching the REAL fight now that Judge Brody has declared the concussion lawsuit as a done deal. And it’s not for the retired players. If these lawyers had put in half the energy they”re now putting into their battle … Continue reading

Sports Illustrated: Gayle Sayers Battling Dementia

The family of Hall-of-Famer Gayle Sayers acknowledged that he has been diagnosed with advancing dementia. They made the decision to go public with his health diagnosis to address many of the rumors that have been circulating recently. Sayers was one … Continue reading

Don Brady: Symptoms of TBI

EDITOR’S NOTE: As a response to Brian Nemeth’s comment on an earlier post last month (NFL vs NHL: Comparing Concussions & Coverups), our friend Dr. Don Brady wrote a long and detailed comment about the symptoms of concussions. We felt … Continue reading

First Annual CTE Awareness Day 2017

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Supreme Court Rules Against Challenges to NFL Concussion Settlement

As hopeful as some might have been for a ruling that would have allowed a challenge to the terms of the NFL’s final settlement offer in the ongoing concussion lawsuit, the US Supreme Court came down against any further challenges … Continue reading

Ah Yes. NFL PR at Its Best

Seems the NFL has their fingers into every pie they can to make sure they can cover their asses when things get out of hand. Last week, Cardinals’ coach Bruce Arians slammed Moms for attacking football because the shifting tide … Continue reading

Latest Volleys in Terry Scroggins Lawsuit

Things are getting very interesting in the most recent NFL CTE/concussion lawsuit. Last week, retired player Terry Scroggins had a lawsuit filed against the NFL by his attorney, Tim Howard, in US District Court Fort Lauderdale. Of course, it didn’t … Continue reading

Larry Kaminski Says It All

Last week, Larry Kaminski (Denver Broncos 1966 – 1973) sat down and wrote a long overdue letter about his life during and after playing professional football in the NFL. This was sent out to his state representatives among others (including … Continue reading

Should You Get Ready for a Settlement?

Remember Jim Acho? He’s the attorney who ran against DeMaurice Smith in the last election for Executive Director of the NFLPA. Jim is with the law firm Cummings, McClorey, Davis & Acho with offices in several cities. He continues to … Continue reading

Attorney Steven Molo: Just Say No

OUCH! It didn’t take long after an NFL official publicly agreed before a Congressional hearing that football just might be linked to brain disease for attorney Steven Molo to file a request to the court to reject the current NFL’s … Continue reading

What a Concussion Feels Like to an NFL Player

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. BrainLine.org did a series of videos with retired NFL player, Thomas Jones, about his personal experiences dealing with his hits and brain injuries during his playing days. Jones played 12 seasons as a running … Continue reading

Your Union at Work

Once again, we have a retired player with a serious problem that’s even made the national news and all the social networks. Chris Brymer was found homeless in the streets of Victorville CA and a viral video spread everywhere to … Continue reading

ESPN: Growing List of CTE Cases from BU Study

The overwhelming cases of CTE discovered in brains donated to Boston University’s ongoing study continues to surface, including youth football players as well as vets. While these studies are still only from the donated brains of deceased victims, we’re optimistic … Continue reading