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Jun 17, 2013

So bad even a baby gets it!

Thanks to all of you for a great response to our NFL Films Poll so far! But we need everyone’s help to pass this along to all our old teammates wherever they are. We’re sure many of you may “not be located” by the mailing for your Options Instructions and that’s all the more reason we need to get this informal poll (and the information) out to as many retired players as possible. There’s a clear reason why retired players have always been kept in the dark and never allowed any kind of a vote on any issues or benefits that affect us. We need to send a clear message that the majority of retired players see this as the bad deal that it really is for all of us.
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3 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Mike Taliaferro
    June 17th, 2013 at 1:14 pm #

    Mike Taliaferro

    NFL Owners have always had the option of funding a program that would make financial assistance available for needy former players.

    Why would they want to link it to a settlement in a case that has no bearing whatsoever on former players that need or deserve financial assistance?

    Mike Taliaferro
    New York Jets, Boston Patriots,
    Buffalo Bills
    1964 – 1972

  2. Dave Pear
    June 18th, 2013 at 12:24 pm #

    Dave at Home

    Watch out for some attorneys who practice “statecraft” against retired players because they are really lapdogs for the NFL and do not represent retired players. These attorneys only represent themselves and their checkbooks!

    We all need to become educated as to their schemes.

    Dave Pear
    Pro Bowl 1978
    Super Bowl XV

  3. Gregg Bingham
    June 18th, 2013 at 4:50 pm #

    Greg Bingham

    From my seat, I’ve been watching this “wipeout” vote and knew it would be just that… AND I also expected there would be a few nays. Of which would no doubt be some lawyers’ proxies trying to put their hands in the cookie jar.

    Gregg Bingham
    Houston Oilers
    1973 – 1984