Ex-NFL Players Defend $42M Publicity Rights Deal

Law360, New York (April 1, 2013, 3:57 PM EDT) -- A group of retired National Football League players on Friday attempted to mend a split in their ranks over a proposed $42 million settlement of a publicity rights class action against the league, trumpeting a licensing partnership with the NFL and “common good” fund that they say will be a boon to class members.

Retired NFL players filed a motion on March 29 urging a Minnesota judge to grant preliminary approval to the the settlement and responded to a group of six former players, lead by...
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