• Ex-Packer Gary Knafelc says NFL wants retired players to die off

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jul 1, 2013
    In the video, former Green Bay Packers tight end Gary Knafelc suggested the league is just waiting for those who complain to "die off." The NFL Players Association only cares about current players and those who retired after 1970, according to Knafelc. The 81-year-old Knafelc told NBC 26 in Green Bay that players from his era who have had health problems are viewed as just a thorn in the side of the NFL, and that what the NFL is really waiting for is them all to go away when they die. The 81-year-old Knaf...
    • Ex-Packer Gary Knafelc: Ageism rampant in NFL

      The NFL Players Association only cares about current players and those who retired after 1970, according to Knafelc.
    • Ex-Packer says NFL hoping retirees die off

      Retired Green Bay Packers tight end Gary Knafelc says he believes the NFL and its players association hope that players who retired before 1970 die off so they don't have to worry about helping those who are struggling physically.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Gary Knafelc: NFL wants retirees to 'die off'

      During the 2011 NFL lockout, it seemed a day wouldn't go by without a retired player ripping the league and its Players Association for both for what was perceived as inadequate medical, insurance and disability treatment. And while all sides have taken…
      Source: ESPN.com

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