We hadn’t heard much from commissioner Roger Goodell since the NFL and the 4,500 players that were suing the league over the concussion issue settled their lawsuit for $765 million last week.
The injury report finally confirmed what everyone had suspected.
When the NFL awarded $766 million to retired players last week, the sports opinion machine broke into two tribes, and both have been sniping at each other on the internet.
A former Detroit Lions quarterback is among the 10 former players who have had their brains studied with state-of-the-art MRI methods at Wayne State University.
The saga of former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young came back into the national spotlight Tuesday when Robert Klemko of Sports Illustrated’s online venture MMQB published a lengthy piece detailing Young’s decline.
The NCAA held a concussion summit in April 2010.
Two wrongful-death lawsuits over the suicide of Junior Seau have been consolidated with NFL concussion litigation in Philadelphia.
Jahvid Best hasn’t played since suffering his third major concussion in October 2011.
Johnson was visibly out of it after the collision with Greenway.
The Michigan Senate has approved legislation designed to protect student athletes from concussions.