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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jason Keidel says there’s only one man for MVP — smash-mouth running back Adrian Peterson.
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.
New York Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson has passed Tony Dorsett to move into seventh place on the NFL’s yards rushing list.