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

Tribute to Kevin Turner

By now, most of you know that Kevin Turner passed away last week after a long 6+ year battle with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Kevin was a star fullback for the Crimson Tide in … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: ‘It Feels Like the Game is Rigged’

EDITOR’S NOTE: Patrick Hruby has gone deeper into the lurid details of the NFL concussion lawsuit settlement offer than any other journalist we know. With the “Fairness Hearing” scheduled for tomorrow morning in Judge Brody’s court in Philadelphia, we wanted … Continue reading

George Visger: I Should Have Opted Out

I wish I’d spoken to Patrick Hruby before changing my mind about Opting Out on the last day. Despite my 9 NFL-caused brain surgeries, which I was forced to prove in a Workers Comp court of law were caused by … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The NFL Concussion Settlement Is Pure Evil

EDITOR’S NOTE: Halloween is almost here. And once again, Patrick Hruby pulls back the curtains to expose more nasty details on the NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement offer. Patrick has given us permission to post his latest findings and scare our … Continue reading

FYI: You Can Still File Objections

Well, as much as we’ve heard from so many sources about Opting Out and Objecting to the NFL Concussion Settlement Offer deadline including major media and even some attorneys, we’ll admit that we also misunderstood the actual deadlines. Turns out … Continue reading

John Hogan: If it smells like…

This Blog is about the only source where retired players have been able to read about the deficiencies of the settlement from an objective source. While other sites have pushed the settlement, they do not always reveal the fact that … Continue reading

Just One Question to Ask Yourself about the NFL’s Settlement Offer

Thanks to everyone who has helped share all the information on the NFL Concussion Settlement offer. We just received some more key highlights in an outline format from the folks at Concussion Settlement FACTS that will make it easier to … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The NFL Is Using Sickest Retirees as Hostages

EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve just been given permission to post another scathing analysis on more details of the NFL concussion lawsuit settlement offer from Patrick Hruby. Just how low will the League go in trying to use a divide-and-conquer strategy by picking … Continue reading

Want numbers? We got numbers! NFL Actuarial Studies for the Concussion Lawsuit

We just found copies of the actuarial studies that were filed earlier this week by the NFL with the court and being analyzed by the media. We hope to have more of our own analysis from our legal experts as … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: Cutting Them Short

EDITOR’S NOTE: Another deeper analysis digging into more details of the NFL concussion lawsuit settlement offer from Patrick Hruby. We’ve been given permission to post his article here for retired players to read. This long piece is a MUST-READ if … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The Devil is in the Details

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sports Journalist, Patrick Hruby, wrote an exceptionally detailed overview of the preliminary approval of the NFL Concussion settlement offer yesterday and we’ve been given permission to post his article here for the retired players to read. Patrick analyzes … Continue reading

New NIOSH Brain Injury Warning to NFL Players

Now this is a what a safety warning should look like. Larry Kaminski just received this letter and study summary from the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety*, the federal research agency that works with OSHA (Occupational Safety and … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Jets’ Marty Lyons: Retired Players Need Health Benefits NOW

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . Former New York Jets great Marty Lyons says retired players need health benefits now Thursday, 19 May 2011 BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM . THE BUSINESS … Continue reading

Following All the Concussion Stories

Our heads are hurting from following the growing coverage on concussions in the mainstream media just as the NFL season kicks off. . A couple of new articles on the link between concussions and ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease). One from … Continue reading