Ex-Players Clash on NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

In this Dec. 23, 2012 file photo, former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar stands on the sideline before of an NFL football game between the Browns and Denver Broncos, in Denver. Kosar believes he's been unfairly sacked as a TV broadcaster. Kosar contends he's been removed because of slurred speech he attributes to "a direct result of the many concussions I received while playing in the NFL." (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
In this Dec. 23, 2012 file photo, former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar stands on the sideline before of an NFL football game between the Browns and Denver Broncos, in Denver. Kosar believes he's been unfairly sacked as a TV broadcaster. Kosar contends he's been removed because of slurred speech he attributes to "a direct result of the many concussions I received while playing in the NFL." (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
In this Dec. 23, 2012 file photo, former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar stands on the sideline before of an NFL football game between the Browns and Denver Broncos, in Denver. Kosar believes he’s been unfairly sacked as a TV broadcaster. Kosar contends he’s been removed because of slurred speech he attributes to “a direct result of the many concussions I received while playing in the NFL.” (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

 

(USA Today) – Sean Morey has a pretty short temper.

Sometimes he’s even flown into a rage without knowing why — a problem he attributed to brain injuries he suffered as an NFL player.

“I take an antidepressant to lengthen my fuse,” Morey told USA TODAY Sports.

But his passion still flares, especially when talking about one of his least favorite groups of people: the lawyers for retired players in the NFL concussion lawsuit.

Morey says these attorneys brokered a proposed settlement with the NFL that is grossly inadequate and unfair to thousands of ex-players. So he’s pursuing legal action against it, a move that pits him against those who are anxious to have the deal finalized.

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