For example, former Saints defensive back Steve Gleason, who has spent the past few years valiantly battling ALS, is eligible for a seven-figure payment — even though he didn’t sue the NFL.
Because the settlement expands the pool of 4,500-plus plaintiffs into a class that encompasses all retired players and creates a system for ensuring that only men with severe cognitive impairment will be compensated, Gleason automatically is eligible.
Under the formula that has been created, he can get up to $5 million from the $675 million compensation fund.
Much stronger legacy to leave his family than some extra money.
Sure it would be hard to turn down but I respect him for doing so.
Doesn't matter, still tainted. Sure it would be hard to turn down but I respect him for doing so.