Warren Sapp on Concussions

Hall-of-Famer Warren Sapp (1995 – 2007 • Tampa Bay Buccaneers & Oakland Raiders) tells it like it is about football and concussions. Knowing what he knows now about brain injuries, Sapp wants his brain diagnosed for CTE when he passes … Continue reading

Sports Illustrated: Gayle Sayers Battling Dementia

The family of Hall-of-Famer Gayle Sayers acknowledged that he has been diagnosed with advancing dementia. They made the decision to go public with his health diagnosis to address many of the rumors that have been circulating recently. Sayers was one … Continue reading

Frank Gifford had CTE

And  this sad news just in today from his family after Hall of Famer and Monday Night Football mainstay Frank Gifford passed away this past August. Thank you to the Giffords for making the decision to be open about this. … Continue reading

The Speech Sydney Seau was NOT Allowed to Make at Hall of Fame

This was the speech Sydney wanted to give in honor of her father, Junior Seau, at this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame induction yesterday. … Continue reading

REAL Shaming Works!

Funny how real shaming works. First the NFL and all the lawyers who had the most to gain from the phony concussion settlement tried to stir up some of the players and their families into shaming those who had the guts to … 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

Hall of Fame Wives and Widows Letter to NFL

On March 9, 2015, 26 wives and widows of NFL Hall of Fame inductees from over the years sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and David Baker, president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, as well as … Continue reading

Elvin Bethea: My Request to Michael Hausfeld

EDITOR’S NOTE: We received this comment along with the attached e-mails from Hall of Famer Elvin Bethea (Houston Oilers 1968 – 1983) requesting that we post this on Dave’s Blog. While we do not wish to take one side or … Continue reading

Concussion and Helmet Lawsuits Update

EDITOR’S NOTE: Dave will be heading in to the hospital tomorrow morning (Tuesday) for his scheduled total right hip replacement. We’ll keep you posted on his progress. In the meantime, we’ve been following the growing number of new concussion and … Continue reading

Irv Muchnick: DeMaurice Smith Major Bad Guy in National Concussion Saga

Posted with the express consent of Irv Muchnick: . NFL Players Boss DeMaurice Smith, Eric Holder’s Pal, Major Bad Guy in National Concussion Saga . by Irvin Muchnick, 2011-08-12 . And now for a heartwarming anecdote from last weekend’s Pro … Continue reading

Real Life After Football

With the Hall of Fame ceremonies coming up once again, we have more stories on the lives of retired players that the League and the Union can no longer hide. And who better to let everyone know about what really … Continue reading

Waiting for Goodell

Well, I’m glad to know that I’m not the only who’s been waiting for an answer from Commissioner Goodell.  Most of the readers here on my blog are well aware of my communications with – or to – Commissioner Goodell … Continue reading

An Appropriate Post from Bucs Fans on Dave’s Surgery Day

Dave is probably in the middle of his hip replacement surgery at this moment and I’ll report in on his status a soon as we get word from his wife, Heidi. In the meantime, I was pleasantly surprised to see … Continue reading