Bob Stein on the NFL Films Dental Plan

EDITOR’S NOTE: We just received this update from Bob Stein on the NFL Films Dental Plan so posting it now to keep everyone informed! To my fellow retired players – The Dryer v. NFL Settlement Agreement called for NFL payments … Continue reading

Latest Ruling in Dryer vs NFL Films

A setback from the Circuit Appeals Court in Minnesota in the ongoing Dryer vs NFL Films lawsuit. Uploaded to Scribd for easy viewing and downloading. Dryer vs NFL Films Circuit Court Ruling Feb 2016 … Continue reading

Update on Dryer vs NFL Films: NFL Files for Summary Judgment

The NFL moved for summary judgment and the Dryer plaintiffs moved for partial summary judgment.  The Plaintiffs’ brief was filed under seal so it’s currently not available publicly yet. There is a hearing set for October 2, 2014 at 9 … Continue reading

Game On! NFL Films Trial Update

Does anyone still remember the Dryer vs NFL Films lawsuit? We had thousands of retired players filing their Opt Out forms with the court after the NFL submitted their “best” offer which included stealing all your image rights for life … Continue reading

Just Trust Us…

. The courts in the Dryer vs NFL Films lawsuit could not have done a better job of making a bad situation worse by enabling the NFL and its crew of lawyers to muddy up the waters even more by … Continue reading

Your Opt Out Opt Out Options?

. By now, many of you who submitted your Opt Out paperwork in the Dryer vs NFL Films proposed Settlement Offer have received your 2-page form just in case you might be confused or changed your minds. Mine arrived last … Continue reading

You REALLY Can’t Make This Stuff Up!

A new copy of Hausfeld’s “The Voice” went out yesterday with a copy of Judge Magnuson’s order from the week before. We posted that order in an earlier post – click HERE to read the Judge’s full order from Sept. … Continue reading

Just Say NO! Another Bite at a Rotten Apple

In any game, you know you have everyone’s attention when your opponents always have to resort to cheating and stacking the deck. If there ever was a great example of “Desperate people do desperate things,” you’ve been watching it unfold … Continue reading

Too Important Not to Post

How timely. This article just came out in the New York Times yesterday. In all too many cases, you merely have to change the names of the lawyers and it all ends up the same story. We had to post … Continue reading

Fred Dryer on Why the NFL Films Settlement Stinks

Most retired players and fans remember Fred Dryer (NY Giants, LA Rams 1969 – 1981). As the original lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against the NFL and NFL Films, Fred and the other five co-plaintiffs have watched as the lawsuit … Continue reading

Even a Lawyer Opts Out of NFL Films Settlement

Jim McFarland officially filed his opt out from the Dryer vs NFL Films Settlement offer with the Minnesota court today. Jim has had a very unique, inside view of things, having been one of two retired players who were invited … Continue reading

Rick Eber: Knowing Right from Wrong

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post came in from Rick Eber in answer to Jerry Sherk’s comments on our Monday Morning Chuckle post – click HERE to read first. . Jerry, . I agree with your thinking. Good call. . Let me … Continue reading

NFL Déja Vu

. I received my latest Retirement Plan notification today that the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan was underfunded once again. All pension plans are required by federal law to inform its beneficiaries about such events or else most … Continue reading

Your Monday Chuckle

This arrived in our Spam folders this morning: . . To Hausfeld LLP et al: . Well, if you’ve forgotten about our past posts and the subsequent veiled and not-so-veiled threats from you and your associates we’ve received this year … Continue reading

September’s Going to be Hot!

EDITOR’S NOTE: September looks like it’s probably going to be a very hot month for the NFL, with two important hearings in two separate lawsuits. . All objections and Opt Outs against the NFL Films Settlement offer have to be … Continue reading