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The Blitz – July 17 – 23, 2017

The Blitz

Tweet of the Week: #1 thing fans say about O’Bannon case against the NCAA? It ruined my video game. https://t.co/OFDeDHiu1d — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 18, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Not sure why this isn’t getting much coverage but ICYMI Judge Denies Remaining Claims in NFL Painkiller Lawsuit https://t.co/cvL9hjFTWh — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) …

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Judge Alsup Denies Remaining Claims in NFL Painkiller Lawsuit

Bid to add Carlos Rogers to NFL painkiller lawsuit denied

July 22, 2017 Sheilla Dingus @SheillaDingus In granting motion for summary judgment in favor of NFL Clubs San Diego/LA Chargers, Denver Broncos and Green Bay Packers, late Friday July 21, Judge Alsup has declared the only provisions available to players for recourse of injury are workers’ compensation and collective bargaining. Worker beware! In the final …

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Two Remaining Plaintiffs in NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Fight to Keep Case Alive

NFL Painkiller Lawsuit

June 23, 2017 Sheilla Dingus @SheillaDingus A lawsuit that began with numerous accusations against all 32 NFL Clubs by 14 former players was whittled down to what Judge Alsup deemed “sufficiently pled” allegations against 14 teams by 9 players last month, but in accordance with Alsup’s interpretation of the statue of limitations he found all …

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EX-NFL Players Impacted by Pressure to Play Through Pain

Cedric Killings' career ending injury

SUPPLEMENTAL: In an article published on February 27, 2017 I broke down elements of an ongoing lawsuit between former NFL players and the 32 member clubs of the league. While the stories are different, there are commonalities to each. Every player was pressured to play through injuries facilitated by the use of prescription painkillers. The players charge the league and its teams of misrepresenting and concealing the dangers of the drugs that were administered to them. I included some sample player narratives in the main article but for the sake of brevity (or some semblance thereof) I edited out these compelling stories, but felt they needed to be shared. So here they are. And they are representative of thousands.

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