You read that headline right. Former NFL linebacker Terry Crews, who played a total of 32 games in three seasons back in the 1990′s, has some strong words against the National Football League and its prescription drug-related issue that is now being brought to the front burner due to a lawsuit that was filed in San Francisco against the league this week. Crews, who is now an...
Former NFL lineman Jeremy Newberry often hobbled into the 49ers locker room on game days using a walking boot and crutches, then lined up behind as many as two dozen teammates, in his case to get a shot of the painkiller Toradol in the butt. Ten minutes later, he sprinted out of the tunnel and onto the field. The toughness of pro football players may be legendary, but a lawsuit filed...
The NFL is about to face a whirlwind of backlash thanks to a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of more than 600 former players. The suit alleges that team physicians and trainers across the league routinely handed out powerful drugs and other controlled substances on game days to help players mask their pain. Though it’s not shocking that the use of painkillers is rampant across...
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