Archive for Thursday, October 25, 2007

NFL adds $10 million for retired players

October 25, 2007


— The NFL added $10 million to its medical fund for retired players Wednesday, designating the money for joint-replacement surgery, cardiovascular screening and assisted living.

The sum will be added to a $7 million fund agreed upon in July by the league and its players' union. It will be supplemented by money from player fines, plus contributions from the NFL Players Association and other retired players groups.


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