Another CTE Lawsuit

Most of you know that as part of their “settlement” in the NFL Concussion Lawsuit, the League tried to dodge a bullet – or two – in not including or acknowledging the long-term problems of CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) once … 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

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

Patrick Hruby: The Wrong Man For The Job

EDITOR’S NOTE: Is there a pattern here? As always, nothing ever really changes with the NFL (and the NFLPA by association). After years of propaganda and misinformation, the League announced that Dr. No Ira Casson and Dr. Yes Elliot Pellman … Continue reading

Gordon Wright’s Missing Year(s) of Football

A short note to go along with this letter we just received from Gordon Wright (Philadelphia Eagles & New York Jets 1967 – 1970) early this morning. Gordon’s attorneys have written a letter to the NFLPA requesting all information on … Continue reading

More Stuff You Can’t Make Up

We’ve got some news and thoughts that have come in from two of the retirees out there and felt it would be best to share it with everyone here in one post. . This past year, Larry Kaminski has been … Continue reading

Burt Grossman: Getting to the Juicy Stuff

. Posturing has already started between the two sides in the upcoming NFL labor dispute. Although it’s still in the pre-game warm-up stage, reading between the lines and newspaper quotes shows both sides expect – or are at least positioning … Continue reading

John Welbourn: Fighting with the Eagles

Hi Dave – . I have no idea how I first started getting e-mail updates from your blog but am glad I do as I enjoy reading your site. . My name is John Welbourn. I’m a 9-year veteran of … Continue reading

Irv Cross: Welcome to the NFL!

Irv Cross has had a long and well-respected career in professional football. Drafted by the Eagles in 1961, Irv spent 9 years as a defensive back, eventually playing his last year with the LA Rams in ’69. In 1971, Irv … Continue reading

NFLPA Enters Arbitration for Burt Grossman

Read into it what you will but we don’t recall too many times when the NFLPA has stepped into an arbitration hearing for a retired player in the past. What we really have a problem understanding is why the NFL … Continue reading

Finding Burt Grossman’s $40,000!

For the past couple of days, we had a run of comments on an earlier post between Burt Grossman and Lionel James about their missing Severance Pay. It turns out that Burt has been going in circles with the NFL, … Continue reading