NFL Tells 3rd Circ. Exec's CTE Statements Aren't Relevant

Law360, New York (March 25, 2016, 7:34 PM EDT) -- The NFL told the Third Circuit on Friday that recent comments by a league executive at a congressional roundtable, seemingly acknowledging a link between football and a degenerative brain disease, should not be admitted into the appeal of players opposing a settlement with the league over head injuries because it would be improper and unnecessary.

In a letter, the NFL said it opposes efforts from some of the objecting players to supplement the record with statements made by the league’s executive vice president of health and safety policy, Jeff Miller, at a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations...

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