Discussion in 'The National Football League' started by Wolf, Jul 1, 2007.
I've heard good points from both sides of this issue, but I still think the NFL should do something to help these guys with medical issues. Playing football is different than other industries in many ways, and I do not think it's too much to ask to help out those that sacrified their bodies for the game in years past.
Much the same way I feel about our military veterans, except I think we need to do a lot more to help out our old warriors.
Thought I brought this article up before I left for church. I'll post it again.
Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, but the Man IS a TEXAN!
By JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer
June 30, 2007
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The sleek black Mercedes whipped into valet parking. Anyone expecting the driver to get out of the car with the same grace and style was in for a shock.
With the aid of the valet, Earl Campbell slowly emerged.
Left foot first, right foot next. Once they were both solidly on the ground, the Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Famer grabbed his walker with both hands and shuffled with bent back and crooked knees toward the door of the Barton Creek Resort.
Campbell was being honored this weekend by the Heisman Winners Association, a gathering to raise money for charity and toast the former Texas Longhorn 30 years after he won college sports' most prestigious individual trophy...(cont)
AHHH, there you are!
I really don't see why they dont help these guys.
Congress is supposed to be holding hearings on this issue.
Check out this link though...
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