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

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

Another Very Personal Story

Former Washington and San Diego Chargers Craig McEwen talks about the suck-it-up culture from the 80’s and 90’s and his life after leaving the game. … 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

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

Some November News: Old & New

You may remember a post we featured last year in July 2011 from Alison Owens, wife of former Charger Terry Owens (click HERE to read that post). Sadly, Terry passed away at home on October 27, 2012 at the age … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Junior Seau’s death? Another football statistic?

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . Wednesday, 2 May 2011 . BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM COMMENTARY . I didn’t know Junior Seau although I met him on the day he was … Continue reading

A Message from Alison Owens

Dear Mr. Pear, . I am sending you this message tonight because I am on my last raw nerve. The Wrights’ story prompted me to reach out to others like us. . I believe you may have already seen some … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Handouts to NFL Owners have been an Absolute Failure

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . Handouts to NFL owners have been an absolute failure . Wednesday, 29 June 2011 BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM . … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: Two Decades Later, Sports is Out of Whack

Posted with the express consent of Evan Weiner: THE BUSINESS AND POLITICS OF SPORTS . Two decades later, sports is out of whack Tuesday, 3 May 2011 BY EVAN WEINER NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM . About two decades ago, a tall man with … Continue reading

Brent Boyd: The NFL’s New Math

I was reading a Wall Street Journal article that circulated a couple of weeks ago and really had to take some time to digest it all. . NFL Braces for a Costly Labor Fight … 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

Mercury Morris: Roger Goodell Needs to Take a Walk…

Mercury Morris has recently been discussing an investigation into the NFL and its handling of the retired players’ disability and pension benefits. Here’s his synopsis of what he’s made available to select members of the media so far: . I … Continue reading

Extension on the GLA Lawsuit!

We’ll start this post off with an inquiry that just came in today: . I am sending this email in regards to the class action lawsuit. My name was on the list which was posted: Leroy Jones – I played … Continue reading

NPR: Former NFL Players Battle Dementia

NPR’s Tell Me More with host, Michel Martin, interviewed Dr. Eleanor Perfetto and Brent Boyd this morning. Dr. Perfetto recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of her husband, Ralph Wentzel, who played lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San … Continue reading