Tony Dorsett hopes a proposed $765 million settlement with the NFL can make a difference in the lives of the thousands of former players who are suffering from concussion-related brain injuries.
Players like Dorsett, a Hall of Fame running back.
''There's definitely a dire need for help for these guys - for us guys,'' Dorsett told The Associated Press on Thursday.
The settlement would provide immediate compensation for players and their families, pay for medical exams and treatment, and underwrite research that the plaintiffs hope will protect future generations from the devastating effects of repeated blows to the head. The settlement still has to be approved by Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia, something lead plaintiffs' lawyer Christopher Seeger said he expects to happen in the next 60 to 90 days.
''I don't know all the details so I really can't speak to the specifics, but I'm glad to see there's been some movement and some reaction to all this,'' said D...