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The Story of an NFL Wife – a Conversation with Cyndy Feasel

Cyndy Feasel Interview

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live a fairy tale dream come true? And then see it unravel thread by thread? This is Cyndy Feasel’s reality. Cyndy was married to Grant Feasel who was center and long snapper in the NFL from 1984 – 1993, and was a starter for most of his career. I caught up with her recently and we discussed her experiences.

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The Blitz 3/1/17

The Blitz

⚖️Litigation Lane: Dawson vs. NCAA Activity in Dawson vs. NCAA student athlete compensation lawsuit via @TweetsByBraden https://t.co/3EOz66qU0V pic.twitter.com/alPNv2CaIj — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) March 1, 2017 Motion practice in Lane Johnson vs. NFLPA, NFL In what can only be deemed as strange, NFLPA files motion opposing vacation of an NFL discipline award …

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Amended Lawsuit Brings New Painkiller Allegations Against the NFL

Jerry Wunsch injury

Sheilla Dingus
February 27, 2017 On February 22., a group of retired football players filed a 127-page second amended complaint against the 32 teams of the NFL, upping the allegations of painkiller abuse and seeking certification for class-action. Previously Judge Alsup of the Ninth Circuit Court, …

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The Blitz 2/23/17

The Blitz

⚖Litigation Lane: Second amended complaint filed in NFL painkiller lawsuit. This was filed late last night, so I’m still trying to make my way through it along with the exhibits.  Much is redacted but there is still a good bit of new information. I hope to have a story out later today, or at latest tomorrow …

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The Blitz 2/22/17

The Blitz

⚖Litigation Lane: NFL Painkiller Lawsuit I wrote this to bring everyone up to speed on recent activity taking place in the NFL painkiller lawsuit.https://t.co/Sfd5gvLKyH — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) February 22, 2017 Lawrence Tynes vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Buccaneers, Lawrence Tynes reach settlement in MRSA lawsuit https://t.co/g7tJJTq3qQ via @Ron_Clements — Sheilla Dingus …

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Bid to Add Ex-NFLer Carlos Rogers to Painkiller Lawsuit Against NFL Clubs is Denied

Bid to add Carlos Rogers to NFL painkiller lawsuit denied

Sheilla Dingus
November 22, 2017 The NFL and its member clubs have been engaged in ongoing lawsuits seeking accountability for the damages to former players resulting from improper and illegal use of prescription painkillers to keep injured players on the field. Note: Since this article is primarily a …

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The Blitz 2/16/17

The Blitz

⚠️Player Health & Safety: Mental illness is often brushed into the shadows, but it shouldn’t be.  If you only read one article, make it this one. Very important read (thanks @SheillaDingus)…Former NHL goalie @CoreyHirsch: Coping with darkness @PlayersTribune. https://t.co/uVOx9z164j — Ron Barry (@ronbarry21) February 16, 2017 Illinois Workers Compensation Bill

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Painkillers in the NFL Trilogy

Are prescription painkillers an NFL sanctioned PED?

My Trilogy on painkiller abuse in the NFL takes a deep dive into the problem it poses, some of the players it impacts, and the ensuing lawsuits. I’ve placed links to all three articles here as well as a few related pieces. I hope you’ll check it out.

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The Blitz Weekend Edition 2/11/17

The Blitz - Weekend Edition

Crime Blotter: Charles Oakley headlines “Crime Blotter” today although it’s questionable in regard to whether his actions actually constitute a crime, as Dolan’s response draws angst from players and fans alike.  Could Charles Oakley sue James Dolan and the Knicks? (by @McCannSportsLaw) https://t.co/uU7k4wx59t pic.twitter.com/iJg6dspngM — The Crossover (@TheCrossover) February 11, 2017 I …

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The Blitz 2/10/17

The Blitz

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

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