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Retiree appeal in case vs. NFLPA rejected by court

The retirees who sued the NFL Players Association over benefit negotiations during the lockout have lost their appeal. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Monday the prior decision of U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson in Minnesota rejecting the claim against the union by the retirees. They argued they were illegally excluded from negotiations over post-career care...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The best Seattle Seahawks of all-time: Past NFL greats

Franco Harris, Carl Eller, Warren Moon, John Randle, and Jerry Rice all have two things in common; they are all in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and they all spent time on a Seattle Seahawks roster. With the recent HOF induction of Cortez Kennedy Seattle officially has two Seahawks in the Hall. Expect this very exclusive group to grow in the coming years as players such as Matt...
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August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Retirees appeal dismissed lawsuit vs. NFLPA

The retired players whose lawsuit against the NFL Players Association was dismissed last month have filed an appeal. The group led by Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller filed Thursday with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson rejected their claims that the current players and their attorneys had no right to bargain with...
Via AP on Fox
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Concussion suits getting consolidated

Suits filed by Carl Eller and other former NFL players are being consolidated as the league and some of its alumni are at odds over the past treatment of players and their concussions.
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Eller and retired players’ lawsuit dismissed

A lawsuit brought against the NFL Player Association that was headlined by former Viking Carl Eller was dismissed by a St. Paul judge. The retired players’ lawyer called the dismissal “a sad commentary on the functioning of the union, and it’s an even sadder commentary on the richest pro sport in the country.”
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Retirees' suit against NFLPA dimissed

A lawsuit filed against the NFL Players Association by retirees has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson issued her order Tuesday from St. Paul, Minn. Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller, a former Minnesota Vikings star, was the lead plaintiff in the complaint that argued current players and their attorneys had no right to bargain with NFL owners...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Cortez Kennedy to be second Seahawk inducted to Hall of Fame?

Former Seahawks star Cortez Kennedy hoping for Hall of Fame callBy Tim Reynolds | Associated PressWell, Steve Largent isn't the only Seahawk in the Hall of Fame if you want to get technical. Quarterback Warren Moon -- inducted in 2006 -- played for the Seahawks. So did John Randle, Franco Harris and Carl Eller. Mike McCormack, who was inducted as an offensive lineman, played...
Via Seahawks Blog
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Krause, Eller promote lawsuit against NFL

Vikings Hall of Famers Carl Eller and Paul Krause are part of a promotional campaign at the Super Bowl about the plight of former players.
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Stephens' induction 'a long time coming'

MINNEAPOLIS Sandy Stephens led the Minnesota football team to a national championship in 1960 and was the first African-American quarterback named to an All-American team. And, on Tuesday, 11 years after his death, Stephens will become the 19th Gophers player inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and the first since Carl Eller was inducted in 2006. "I think it took...
Via Fox Sports North
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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