Tony Dorsett

Tony Dorsett during a game in 1986. (Photo by Ken Levine/Allsport/Getty Images)

Lawyers Detail $765M Plan For NFL’s Concussion Settlement

The awards could reach $5 million for athletes with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease; $4 million for a death involving brain trauma; and $3 million for dementia cases.

01/07/2014

Tony Dorsett during a game in 1986. (Photo by Ken Levine/Allsport/Getty Images)

Keidel: Tears For Tony — Sad Stage Set For The Great Dorsett

Keidel says: Sadly, the dollar signs and the death certificates go on Roger Goodell’s resume. Maybe he will soon see that killing the player is the same as killing the game.

11/08/2013

Tony Dorsett during a game in 1986. (Photo by Ken Levine/Allsport/Getty Images)

On WFAN: Tony Dorsett Says He’s Dealt With Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

Dorsett says his quality of life is deteriorating along with his memory. And when asked on WFAN radio if he’s dealt with depression or suicidal thoughts, the Hall of Fame running back admitted that yes, he has.

11/06/2013

Giants co-owner John Mara (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Former Players, Giants’ Mara React To NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL agreed Thursday to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits by Tony Dorsett and thousands of other former players who are suffering from dementia and other concussion-related brain injuries.

08/30/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

NFL To Pay $765M To Settle Concussion Lawsuits

The NFL has reached a tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 retired players, agreeing to compensate victims, pay for medical exams and underwrite research.

08/29/2013

(Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Keidel: A.P. MVP — All Day, All-Pro, All-Deserving

Jason Keidel says there’s only one man for MVP — smash-mouth running back Adrian Peterson.

12/25/2012

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

B&C Morning Show: Tony Dorsett Doesn’t Remember Meeting Al Dukes

When Tony Dorsett called into the show shortly after 9 a.m. this morning, Craig asked him if he recalled meeting Al Dukes in Minnesota back on 2009. Surprisingly, he did not.

WFAN–09/08/2011

LaDainian Tomlinson

Tomlinson Passes Dorsett On Rushing List

New York Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson has passed Tony Dorsett to move into seventh place on the NFL’s yards rushing list.

WFAN–10/03/2010