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A group of former Dallas Cowboys including Hall of Famers Randy White, Bob Lilly and Rayfield Wright joined with other retired NFL players to file the latest concussion-related lawsuit against the NFL.
The suit, which accuses the league of ignoring a link between concussions and permanent brain injuries, was filed Tuesday in Houston's federal court and includes 28 former players among the plaintiffs.
In its 38 pages, the lawsuit accuses the NFL of negligence and material misrepresentation, fraudulent concealment, negligent misrepresentation and conspiracy. It alleges the NFL failed to effectively protect its players from brain injuries and later in life, dementia, resulting from repeated blows to the head.
''The bottom line is that the NFL has put its profits ahead of the health and well-being of its players,'' the complaint states.
'' ... the NFL has purposefully sidestepped and obfuscated the concussion problem. As such, the NFL has consistently dis...
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On Monday Deion Sanders and his wife got in an altercation that Deion made public on twitter by posting a picture of him and his children filling police reports (Photo was later deleted).
At first it appeared that only his wife, Pilar Sanders, Would face charges but today the Associated Press reported that Deion has also been charged with misdemeanor simple assault. Pilar was...
IRVING, Texas Tony Romo met with the media for 29 minutes Tuesday at the Cowboys' Valley Ranch headquarters. He addressed topics ranging from being a new father to what areas the Cowboys should focus on in the upcoming draft.
A sampling of Romo's responses:
On adjusting to fatherhood (Hawkins Crawford Romo was born April 9):
We're sleeping through parts of the night...
The Dallas Cowboys addressed some of their pressing needs with a flurry of free-agent signings
They added two veteran offensive linemen who are expected to be starters, got a proven backup for quarterback Tony Romo, a starting cornerback, a safety, a linebacker and a fullback.
Now they need to get really defensive in the NFL draft, starting with their No. 14 overall pick Thursday...
Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Anthony Spencer has signed the contract tender that goes with the franchise tag.
Spencer is guaranteed to make about $8.8 million next season under the one-year deal announced Monday.
A first-round pick out of Purdue in 2007, Spencer has 21.5 sacks in 76 career games, including 53 starts. He has started all but one game the past three seasons....
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, linebacker Anthony Spencer has signed his franchise tender, which will pay him $8.8 million for the 2012 season.
Spencer’s agent met with the Cowboys last week trying to get a long-term deal done, but nothing got finalized. Both sides will have until July 15th to get something done. Once they pass that date, Spencer will be forced...
Back in March, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman claimed that Tony Romo is a better quarterback then he was when he played in the 90′s and won three Super Bowls.
Romo told Ian Rapoport of NFL.com that he doesn’t belong in the same conversation as a guy like Aikman.
“I think first, whenever Troy Aikman says anything in a positive way about you as a quarterback, it...
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Jerry Jones says the Dallas Cowboys have been able to do everything they wanted to do this offseason despite the NFL reducing their salary cap.
The NFL took away 10 million in cap space from the Cowboys and 36 million from the Washington Redskins. The two NFC East teams were penalized for overloading contracts in the 2010 uncapped season despite league warnings...
It doesn't look like Cowboys' QB Tony Romo will be sitting down on Thursday to watch the NFL draft. It's too "monotonous" he told ESPN reporter
DeMarcus Ware in The Playa's Lounge
Deion wasn’t arrested, but his claims that he didn’t do anything wrong do not appear to be 100% true.
There is at least some doubt in the police mind that Deion was innocent in the incident.
Former Dallas Cowboys star Deion Sanders has been charged with misdemeanor simple assault in the wake of an altercation with his estranged wife that got her arrested at their mansion...