Updates on the Concussion Settlement

Here are two more filings from Judge Brody’s court on the NFL Concussion lawsuit settlement. One is a protection order to cover the master administrators of the settlement and the second filing is an update (incl Appendices) on progress so … Continue reading

NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement Appeal Hearing

Last Thursday, Nov. 19th, The Third Circuit of Appeals in Philadelphia heard oral arguments between the NFL’s attorneys and attorneys representing retired players appealing the NFL’s concussion lawsuit settlement offer. Central argument was over the exclusion of CTE (chronic traumatic … Continue reading

Want to Get Really Pissed?

Just a quick update from ABC/AP on the Fairness Hearing held in Philadelphia earlier today. Seeger’s quoted comment was telling: WTF are they paying you the big bucks for then if you didn’t even believe you had the balls to go all … Continue reading

FOXSports: NFL, players reach proposed $765M settlement of concussion-related lawsuits

BREAKING: From the Associated Press and just released on FOX Sports: . NFL, players reach proposed $765M settlement of concussion-related lawsuits Published August 29, 2013 Associated Press . PHILADELPHIA – The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to … Continue reading

What Did They Know and When Did They Know It?

Well, it looks like retired players may finally be getting the NFL’s attention. When they start trying to censor the conversation, you know they’re getting worried. After years of simply denying and spinning out fiction with phony committees and lying … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: “Fraudsters” and Surveillance and Sports

EDITOR’S NOTE: While Evan’s most recent story looks mostly at MLB, there are obvious repercussions when you consider the upcoming HGH testing agreement between the NFL and the NFLPA. And the idea of just how much power each League has … Continue reading

Listen to the April 9 NFL Concussion Lawsuit Hearing

EDITOR’S NOTE April 16, 2013: As many of you may have noticed, the original audio we posted was cut short to around 49 minutes. We’ve just added the second portion of 23 minutes and now have the entire 1 hour-13 … Continue reading

Final NFL Films Settlement Offer: Good or Bad?

A few years ago, we could hear the cussing all the way from NFLPA Headquarters in Washington DC when someone explained the meaning of our Gene Marie Antoinette “Let ’em eat cake” picture to Gene Upshaw. Well, after hearing Judge … Continue reading

And the Highlights from Our Press Conference

And for those of us with shorter attention spans, the highlights are now up on YouTube from our June 20th 2011 Retired Football Players Press Conference. We’ve uploaded it to YouTube in HD – you can enlarge it to full … Continue reading

Retired Football Players June 20th Press Conference

Thanks to Jennifer Thibeaux and her crew, we now have the full video of our June 20th 2011 Retired Football Players Press Conference held at the Washington Press Club. We’ve uploaded it to Veoh in HD – you can enlarge … Continue reading

Retired Players’ Fight for Benefits Goes Mainstream

We’re back from attending the Press Conference at the Press Club in Washington DC. Thanks to the incredible efforts of the teams at Hausfeld LLC and Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason and Carl Eller, everything came off even better than anyone … Continue reading

John Hogan: NFLPA: Get Your Own House in Order Before Heading to the Hill

The Associated Press reports this morning that 20 current and former NFL players headed to Capitol Hill to lobby members of Congress to help avoid a lockout in 2011 if a new CBA is not reached. (Read that article by … Continue reading

This Just In: Inquiring Minds Want to Know!

The Associated Press just received a copy of a letter from four members of Congress asking the Department of Labor to monitor the NFL Players’ Association’s search for a new executive director. From Forbes’ website: “We would like to ensure … Continue reading