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DIGNITY AFTER FOOTBALL REPORTS:
Nov 16, 2008
NFL Retirees, your wives and loved ones,
In an ongoing effort to give Dignity After Football the honor of giving you the most complete, accurate information re: the SF trial pitting retired NFL Players v NFLPA/Players Inc., here is today's installment from Ron Katz. More to come...
This is the evidence that lead plaintiff attorney Ron Katz feels may be the most significant evidence in our favor--the evidence that clearly proved the NFLPA's intent to keep you retirees from earning your due money and keeping it for their own lavish lifestyle.
The "smoking gun" as Katz calls this letter, it is a letter from LaShun Lawson of Players Inc to the video game makers, Electronic Arts (EA- makers of Madden games)
Remember, "Players Inc" and the "NFLPA" are one and the same; Players Inc is merely a marketing arm, a subsidiary of NFLPA to raise more money for Upshaw and the recipients of his legendary "swag".
This letter prevents EA from using "real" retired players, and to instead 'scramble" their identities. Although there are 143 vintage teams on Madden games, as opposed to only the 32 current teams, the intention was to pay only current players who would then, in turn, use those earnings to pay Upshaw and their union dues for NFLPA.
But to anyone playing as, say, the 1966 Packers- they knew it was Herb Adderly that they were pretending to be,--- for the 1989 49ers everyone was Joe Montana, etc. and so on.
so here below is the "smoking gun" according to the lead attorney...the letter begins just below here....
Along those same lines, the only active players that can be included in the
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