Gambling? We Don’t Need No Steenkin’ Gambling!

And this is how Jerry Jones – Roger Goodell’s boss – will be making money from the Raiders’ move to Vegas in 2019. And it’s not just a few million… Gambling? We don’t need no stinkin’ gambling! Jerry Jones to … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Goodell And NFL Against Sports Gambling

EDITOR’S NOTE: So most of you retired players know a lot about all the betting that goes on behind every game everywhere. I still remember some of your stories about the old legends of Al Davis flying in to Vegas … Continue reading

Everything Makes Sense Now

The NFL’s been hooked on painkillers all along according to newly-opened court documents. Now Roger Goodell’s goofy behavior starts to make sense!   … Continue reading

Another “Random” Drug Test for James Harrison

Is this harassment? James Harrison posted this on his Facebook page earlier today. How many “random” drug tests did you have during your career with the NFL? … Continue reading

James Harrison’s “Random” PED Test

Steelers’ James Harrison has been goading the NFL and Roger Goodell about their request for PED testing following an earlier story on al Jazeera that named him along with several other players of using PEDs (Performance Enhancing Drugs). Well, on … Continue reading

BREAKING: Another NFL Concussion “Expert” Retiring

This broke earlier today with a Tweet from ESPN‘s Adam Schefter: Some of the retired players may remember Elliot Pellman as the other ‘Dr. No’ who once chaired the re-named NFL ‘Mild’ Traumatic Brain Injury Committee. While Pellman is actually … Continue reading

Another Day Another Denial

On March 23, 2106, retired player Charles Dimry (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers 1988 – 2000) had a lawsuit filed against the Bert Bell Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan and the NFL … 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

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

From 60 Minutes: Football and the Brain

Steve Kroft‘s recent piece on 60 minutes about the NFL’s current spin on concussions. Includes a discussion with Ed Reed (Baltimore Ravens, Houston Texans, New York Jets – 2002 – 2013) on his years of playing in the NFL. And … Continue reading

Who Should be Ashamed Now?

EDITOR’S NOTE Aug 2, 2015: The ESPN video clip on the Seaus being blocked from speaking at the Hall of Fame induction for Junior Seau has been taken down. We posted a new announcement about this today – click HERE. … Continue reading

Truth in Advertising

So the headlines are already out through AP that the NFL Concussion Settlement is now delayed by a small, selfish bunch of players who actually want to get paid for the brain damage inflicted on them from years of playing … Continue reading

BREAKING: NFL Giving Up Non-Profit Status

THIS JUST BREAKING ON A SLOW TUESDAY: After some embarrassing exposure and some lame excuses, the NFL finally decided to do some opting out of their own. The NFL is finally giving up its tax-exempt nonprofit status. NFL to voluntarily … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: Who Ruined the NFL Players Union?

 EDITOR’S NOTE: With the NFLPA Executive Director position up for voting this weekend – in Maui once again no less – there are more questions than answers when it comes to the State of the Union (pun intended). Patrick Hruby … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The NFL Union Head Election is Turning Ugly and Shady

EDITOR’S NOTE: In case any of you have forgotten, the NFLPA Executive Director gig is coming up for election in Hawaii. Patrick Hruby provides us with a great post on the candidates and the real issues that the players – retired … Continue reading