Jeremy Newberry

Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots leaves the field after an injury. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL’s ‘Culture Of Coercion’ Destroying Players

A conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.

05/23/2014

SAN FRANCISCO - AUGUST 18: Offensive lineman Jeremy Newberry #62 of the Oakland Raiders waits to snap the ball during a preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers on August 18, 2007 at Monster Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Greg Trott/Getty Images)

Ex-Players Say Teams Gave Pain Pills ‘Like Candy’

Former NFL lineman Jeremy Newberry says he often hobbled into the 49ers locker room using a walking boot and crutches, then lined up behind as many as two dozen teammates for treatment — in his case, a shot of the painkiller Toradol.

97.1 The Ticket–05/21/2014

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