Tag Archive: Patriots

Apr 22

The Blitz – Weekend Edition – 4/22/17

💡Concussion Discussion: 3 active & 100+ former NFL players pledged brains to science. No active & 5 retired NHLers have done so. “We are focusing on hockey now.” https://t.co/GgLJAjN6qu — Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) April 21, 2017 From @rwesthead: Boston University researcher says she’s diagnosed CTE in the brains of four former junior players https://t.co/GQmm2YsA3Q pic.twitter.com/nHlVeTtR1S …

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Mar 09

The Blitz 3/9/17

⚖️Litigation Lane: Buss “collision” in LA The inside story of the Lakers’ family drama via @ramonashelburne https://t.co/kHG7Aj0riZ — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 8, 2017 Legal expert @McCannSportsLaw says Jeanie Buss appears well positioned to retain control of Lakers https://t.co/ve3AXZowut via @nathanfenno — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 9, 2017 Hall of Fame Game Lawsuit NFL Hall …

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Why does the NFLPA Want to Stop Leaping Field Goal Blocks?

Sheilla Dingus March 5, 2015 Last week at the Combine, the NFLPA presented a request for a rule change to the NFL Competition Committee.  As first reported by Mark Maske of the Washington Post, NFLPA President Eric Winston said: The jumping over on the field goal, I think, is just leading to a really dangerous …

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Feb 25

The Blitz Weekend Edition 2/25/17

⚖Litigation Lane: NFL vs. Insurers NFL seeks to add bad faith claim against insurers over refusal to consent to concussion settlement: https://t.co/ybJAQM4LAh — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) February 25, 2017 In view of the new filing, which was a letter from the insurers to the Court, I updated the article I wrote last week. Here’s the …

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Feb 20

The Blitz 2/20/17

⚖Litigation Lane: Lane Johnson In this article I detail new developments in #Eagles‘ Lane Johnson’s lawsuit against the NFL & NFLPA. https://t.co/dBdSdYtKUm — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 20, 2017 Anderson University football player sues school for injuries https://t.co/teA7ImfZPh | Former AU football player sues NCAA, HCAC for alleged injuries — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 19, …

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Feb 10

The Blitz 2/10/17

Concussion Discussion: If the #NFL is a “league of denial” in regard to #CTE, the #NHL is a “league of denial” squared. My latest…https://t.co/1LgdVsacYP — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 10, 2017 Company Promised to Advance Settlements Allegedly Scammed 9/11, #NFL #Concussion Victims https://t.co/BREFt5cfnm via @kensweet @cjournal — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 9, 2017 Painkiller Pandemonium: …

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Feb 08

The Blitz 2/8/17

💡Concussion Discussion: Stream is 10:30 AM ET today! Link to watch: https://t.co/ZSsGm7v1or https://t.co/XjFosvhI0I — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 8, 2017 Attention former NFL players: IMPORTANT NEWS#NFL concussion hearing Wednesday to be aired live online https://t.co/Fzp5B5M3Kv — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 8, 2017 Whether you’re experiencing symptoms now or not register. If you don’t you’ll lose …

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Feb 02

The Blitz – Super Bowl Media Day Special Edition

The NFL’s Super Bowl Media Circus in Houston: As a former commissioner attempts to dig his way out of some 💩 HOF candidate Paul Tagliabue exclusive: My 1994 concussion remarks “a mistake“ https://t.co/BVIIvEgHF6 — Rick Gosselin (@RickGosselin9) February 1, 2017 The current commissioner continues to bury himself deeper… On Football: The Goodell-to-English translation machine helps us …

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Jan 23

The Blitz 1/23/17

NFL Conference Championships AFC The #Patriots resounding victory over the Steelers drew reaction from a lot of current and former NFL players. https://t.co/Rytm9eRGz3 — FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) January 23, 2017 Tom Brady and Bill Belichick head to their seventh Super Bowl, something no coach or player has ever done https://t.co/z4EqiA6kZR — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) January …

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Dec 16

The Blitz 12/16/16

The Life & Death of Deflategate 2.0: As far as sequels go, Deflategate II was a huge disappointment. https://t.co/HfVFQzUylr via @ryanwilson_07 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 16, 2016 .@TomPelissero made some great catches when he “needled” Roger Goodell https://t.co/gtkK2Lomh2 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 16, 2016 Goodell’s DeflateGate II comments make the league’s decision to …

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