Déjà vu… Again!

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. In a move that’s sure to sound familiar to most retired players who have tried … Continue reading

And Now the Fun Begins…

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Well, now that the final concussion lawsuit settlement offer got approved and crammed down the … Continue reading

Joe Nocera: The NFL’s Broken Concussion Settlement

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Joe Nocera has been a New York Times Op-Ed and Business columnist for many years. … Continue reading

Almost Forgot! NFLPA 2015 – 2016 LM-2

Forgot to check on the Dept of Labor’s posts for annual LM-2’s and sure enough, the NFLPA’s latest filing was on May 27, 2016. So once again, your Union at work for you retired players. It looks like membership is … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The Rejected NFL Concussion Settlement Appeal Leaves Former Players with CTE High and Dry

Patrick Hruby has been doing a great job in covering the NFL concussion lawsuit and the subsequent settlement offers and appeals since the litigation started. His latest post on VICE sports talks about some discussions he’s already had with some … 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

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

Best Five-Minute Laugh You’ll Have This Weekend

From SLATE, after Goodell’s blah-blah-blah Super Bowl “speech” last week. Last week, columnists Bruce Arthur in the Toronto Star and Sally Jenkins in the Washington Post beautifully decoded NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s obfuscating, dissembling, misdirecting, double-talking annual Super Bowl news … Continue reading

Dr. Bennet Omalu’s Work Acknowledged in Congress

Earlier this week, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) took to the U.S. House floor to honor Dr. Bennet Omalu, a resident of Lodi, CA, who was the first medical professional to identify, diagnose and name Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive … Continue reading

The PSA that SHOULD Run During Super Bowl

…but the NFL will never acknowledge or allow. … Continue reading

No Free Rides in the NFL

We’ve followed the NFL’s policy of Never-Pay-for-Anything over the years and we’ve seen how they never pay for their money-making stadiums or their half-time shows during Super Bowl. But this has got to be a new low. Reports have been … Continue reading

Don Brady: What Did They Know and When Did They Know it?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Our friend, Dr. Don Brady, was puzzled by the last post from HuffPost Sports that showed the level of denial over concussions in the NFL as recently as the 80’s and 90’s. Here’s some of his research from over … Continue reading

Changing Perspectives on Concussions over the Years

Just read this great overview from Erick Fernandez over on HuffPost Sports and passing it along. Videos embedded below. How things have changed since the 80’s! And be sure to watch the short recent comments by Jim McMahon at the … Continue reading

A List That Keeps Growing

You never know what you’ll stumble across on the Internet these days. Just came across this extensive NFL player CTE list on Wikipedia of all places and had to share it. While it may not be complete, it’s one of … Continue reading

Official Trailer for Will Smith’s Movie Concussion

Our friend, Dr. Bennet Omalu, first stirred things up with the NFL back in 2002 when he began his autopsy on Mike Webster. Even then, he knew something was not right. Since that first discovery, Dr. Omalu has done more … Continue reading