• NFL reaches $765 million settlement in concussion lawsuit

    Summary of 46 articles · Updated Aug 30, 2013
    • Mike Ditka: NFL’s concussion money must get to needy players

      MIKE DITKA: The NFL had to do something. Over the years, they have ignored the situation too long. There was a problem here. And, you can say it was because of this, or that. Well, concussions had a lot to do with it.
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Breaking down the proposed concussion settlement

      I’ve spent most of the last 26 hours thinking about and talking about the proposed settlement of the league’s concussion cases. Through trial and error (mostly error), I’ve gotten to the point where I can quickly and thoroughly explain the details. Just…
    • Bernie Bytes: NFL wins big in concussion settlement

      The $765 million settlement is a cheap and wise investment for the image-conscious NFL.
      Source: stltoday.com
    • Mike Preston: Concussion settlement won't impact how football's played

      It was good to see the NFL allotted hundreds of millions of dollars for former players who have suffered head injuries, but it won't have significant impact on the way the game is played.
    • Cliff Harris 'glad' settlement will bring help

      ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cowboys’ Ring of Honor member Cliff Harris was among the 4,500 litigants in the concussion suit that was brought against the NFL and tentatively settled on Thursday for $765 million. One of the hardest-hitting safeties in NFL history…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Former Vikings players eager to find out NFL settlement details

      The NFL has reached a preliminary settlement with thousands of former players who sued the league over brain injuries sustained while playing.
    • Former players react to NFL concussion settlement

      Once a hard-driving fullback for the Eagles, Kevin Turner no longer has the hand strength to grasp a straw. That helps explain why Turner considered Thursday's news of a settlement between the National Football League and former NFL players suing the le…
    • NFL gets off light in landmark concussion settlement

      No more billable hours for the attorneys. Football season begins with closure. And the NFL has set the bar for getting off easy. A week before the NFL kicks off its new season, the league reached a tentative $765 million settlement Thursday in concussio…
      Source: azcentral.com
    • Giants' Mara: NFL settlement ‘big’ but ‘fair’

      The NFL had some “very strong defenses” ready for retired players in their concussion lawsuit against the league and, according to Giants co-owner John Mara, could have dragged the case out for 10 years.
    • Mike Webster's son sees hope in settlement

      Garrett Webster used the word “validation” several times when talking about the landmark settlement the NFL agreed to Thursday with thousands of plaintiffs in a concussion-related lawsuit. It was fitting since the son of the late, great Pittsburgh Steel…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Warren Moon calls settlement 'a fair deal'

      SEATTLE -- Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon, who said he had six concussions in his NFL career, believes the $765 million concussion lawsuit settlement is fair and will go a long way toward helping the former players involved. “From wha…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Mawae speaks out against concussion settlement

      The current leadership of the NFL Players Association hasn’t said much about the proposed settlement of the concussion litigation. The man who served as president of the union through the 2011 lockout doesn’t like it. Former NFL center Kevin Mawae tells…
    • Ex-Chargers react to $765M settlement

      More than 320 former Chargers players and their families are involved in the lawsuits.
    • Jerry Jones: NFL concussion lawsuit settlement is ‘a great deal for everybody’

      ARLINGTON – Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said both the NFL and the former players received a “great deal” on Thursday when the league reached a $765 million deal in concussion lawsuits with 4,500 ex-players. “The players that hav…
    • NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

      Ex-Colts, Ravens among those involved in lawsuit with leagueThe National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits.
    • Ditka calls agreement 'quite a settlement'

      Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka offered his take Thursday on the $765 million settlement reached between the NFL and more than 4,500 former players. “Concussions are part of the game,” Ditka said. “I know a lot of the old players need a lot of hel…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Don Banks: Former players: Devil is in the details with NFL concussion settlement

      Don't try telling former NFL players union president Kevin Mawae that Thursday's concussion litigation settlement was an even-handed resolution to the most contentious and significant issue facing the sport as the NFL's 2013 regular season looms.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Plaintiffs hope settlement can help ailing players

      Tony Dorsett hopes a tentative $765 million settlement with the NFL can make a difference in the lives of the thousands of former players who are suffering from concussion-related brain…Click to Continue »
    • Former Cleveland Browns players greet NFL concussion settlement with optimism and reservations

      Former Cleveland Browns players Reggie Rucker, Joe DeLamielleure and Frank Ryan offer their thoughts on the NFL's proposed settlement.
      Source: cleveland.com
    • Hall of Fame Cowboys lineman Rayfield Wright: Concussion settlement ‘a good start’

      Pro Football Hall of Fame lineman Rayfield Wright is among the Cowboys involved in lawsuits against the NFL for concussions and other ailments involved with playing in the league. Wright believes today’s settlement between the league and players was due…
    • NFLPA issues brief statement on settlement of concussion lawsuits

      Initially, the NFLPA had no comment about the settlement of the concussion lawsuits brought by former players. Now, the union has issued a brief, one-sentence statement: ”All of the plaintiffs involved are part of our player community, and we look forwa…
    • Judge who brokered settlement casts doubt on viability of future concussion cases

      One of the obvious questions arising from the concussion settlement is its impact, if any, on the rights of current players. Technically, there’s none. As a practical matter, there’s plenty. The proposed concussion settlement applies to all retired NFL …
    • Current and future players will pay for the concussion settlement, indirectly

      For many civil lawsuits, the cost of the settlement is passed along to the customers. The cost of the NFL’s concussion lawsuit will likely be passed along to the employees. The devil in this one resides, as it usually does, in the details. The documents…
    • What happens now with NFL concussion settlement?

      So, what happens with the $765-million concussion settlement, now that the NFL and more than 4,500 retired players have reached an accord?
    • NFL, ex-players reach $765-million settlement on concussion lawsuits

      The NFL and more than 4,500 retired players reached a proposed $765-million settlement of concussion-related lawsuits, a court-appointed mediator announced Thursday.
    • Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

      Timing of the settlement may allow the NFL to drop the issue from the national conversation before the regular season
    • NFL, players reach whopping $765M settlement in concussion case

      Your browser does not support iframes.A judge has accepted a settlement in which the NFL will pay former players $765 million over the issue of concussions.Nearly 4,500 former players were suing the league for the damage they say incurred because of hea…
  • Split decision on settlement? Chuck Foreman says it’s ‘BS deal,’ Mark Rypien thinks it’s ‘great day’

    When you have more than 4,500 people involved in anything as complicated as a lawsuit against a former employer, there won't be a consensus when a settlement is reached. And, when you figure that the NFL made all of its approximately 18,000 former playe…
    Source: yahoo.com
  • Infographic: The NFL's Puny Concussion Settlement, Visualized

    As Peter King first reported earlier today, the NFL has agreed to pay out $765 million over 20 years to settle the concussion lawsuit brought by 4,500 former players. (More will likely be added to settle the players legal fees.) Lots of people have poin…
    Source: deadspin.com
  • Concussion settlement: A victory for players or 'PR win' for the NFL?

    Former Chiefs and New York Giants safety Mark Collins, one of the more than 4,500 former pro football players who were plaintiffs in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL, was pleased with a $765 million tentative settlement announced Thursday.
  • NFL Settles Concussion Lawsuit From Former Players

    Peter King first reported that thousands of former players suing the NFL for allegedly hiding the long-term effects of head trauma have reached a settlement with the league. The Associated Press says it's a $765 million settlement, meaning plaintiffs sh…
    Source: deadspin.com

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NFL reaches $765 million settlement in concussion lawsuit
Mike Ditka: NFL’s concussion money must get to needy players
Breaking down the proposed concussion settlement
Bernie Bytes: NFL wins big in concussion settlement
Mike Preston: Concussion settlement won't impact how football's…
Former Vikings players eager to find out NFL settlement details
Former players react to NFL concussion settlement
Giants' Mara: NFL settlement ‘big’ but ‘fair’
Mike Webster's son sees hope in settlement
Warren Moon calls settlement 'a fair deal'
Mawae speaks out against concussion settlement
Giants owner Mara: 'It's a good settlement'
Ex-Chargers react to $765M settlement
Jerry Jones: NFL concussion lawsuit settlement is ‘a great deal…
NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussi…
Split decision on settlement? Chuck Foreman says it’s ‘BS deal,…
Plaintiffs hope settlement can help ailing players
Munson: Settlement not a surprise
Former Cleveland Browns players greet NFL concussion settlement…
Infographic: The NFL's Puny Concussion Settlement, Visualized
Concussion settlement: A victory for players or 'PR win' for th…
NFLPA issues brief statement on settlement of concussion lawsui…
Judge who brokered settlement casts doubt on viability of futur…
Concussion lawsuit settlement a win for the NFL
Current and future players will pay for the concussion settleme…
What happens now with NFL concussion settlement?
NFL, ex-players reach $765-million settlement on concussion law…
Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits
NFL reaches $765 million settlement in concussion lawsuit
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NFL, players reach whopping $765M settlement in concussion case
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