• Pirates, P Morton agree to $21M extension

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Dec 12, 2013
    Charlie Morton has reached an agreement on a three-year, $21 million contract extension with the Pittsburgh Pirates, a baseball source told ESPN.com. Former Cowboys, Giants, and Broncos quarterback Craig Morton apparently will. The complaint specifically alleges that quarterbacks like Morton historically have been more exposed to head injuries, given that defensive players try to “sack” them. If enough of them opt out of the settlement and press forward against the league, someone eventually could force the NFL to do that which it surely hopes to avoid ever doing disclosing what it knew and when it knew it about head injuries.
    Source: ESPN.com
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      More than three months ago, the NFL struck a comprehensive settlement with the thousands of former players who had sued the league for concealing the effects of head injuries. The settlement, if approved, will apply to all retired players. But every ret…
    • Pirates extend Morton through 2016

      The Pirates on Wednesday agreed to a contract extension with Charlie Morton that will keep the right-hander in Pittsburgh through at least 2016.
      Source: MLB.com

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