• Ex-Texans punter files suit over stadium's turf

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 15, 2012
    Former Houston Texans punter Brett Hartmann has sued the county agency that operates Reliant Stadium, blaming "unsafe turf" for a possibly career-ending knee injury. In Houston, that has resulted in the filing of a lawsuit by a former Texans punter against the company that operates Reliant Stadium, where the Texans play their games. The civil complaint, posted by Deadspin, points to other non-contact injuries suffered on the field, including the torn ACL suffered by Pats receiver Wes Welker on the last da...
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Former Texans punter sues over Reliant Stadium turf

    The NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement protects the league and its teams from a wide variety of player lawsuits; indeed, the concussion litigation eventually may fail because of the terms of the CBA. But the CBA doesn’t provide protections to folks
    • Former Texans Punter Suing Reliant Stadium Owners For Being Injured By Its Crappy Field

      This week, the Texans brought in a handful of veteran kickers for tryouts. They're reportedly happy with Shayne Graham's field goals, but wish he could get a little more distance on kickoffs. They had a decent candidate last year, an undrafted rookie K/…
      Source: deadspin.com

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