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Jim McMahon attends Players Against Concussions at Pelham Country Club on October 6, 2014 in Pelham Manor, New York. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Players Against Concussions)

NFL Seeks To Dismiss Ex-Players’ Painkillers Lawsuit

The National Football League on Thursday asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.

10/30/2014

Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots leaves the field after an injury. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL’s ‘Culture Of Coercion’ Destroying Players

A conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.

05/23/2014

Quarterback Jim McMahon of the Chicago Bears looks to pass the ball against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XX at the Superdome in New Orleans, La., on Jan. 26, 1986. The Bears won the game, 46-10.

Ex-Players: NFL Illegally Obtained And Supplied Drugs To Maximize Profits

The lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages on behalf of more than 500 ex-athletes, charges the NFL with putting profits ahead of players’ health.

05/20/2014

Sanders - (Otto Greule Jr./Allsport)- Faulk - (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Faulk, Sanders Lead 2011 NFL Hall Of Fame Class

Deion Sanders and Marshall Faulk led a class of seven voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.

WFAN–02/05/2011