Just as I was starting to breathe a sigh of relief, I saw this tweet from NFL Alumni and of course, you can see my reply.
February 23, 2020
Dear Retired Players and Families,
It was an interesting 24 hours. In the window between Thursday afternoon and Friday afternoon, the NFL voted to adopt a proposed CBA and a vote was to be taken on Friday by the NFLPA executive committee. Conflicting reports sprang from there. The NFLPA’s official statement is that no vote was taken, however, according to Tom Pelissero a vote was taken and it was 6-5 against adopting the proposed CBA.
While out of one corner of their mouths, NFL is promising added benefits to retirees, they're fighting concussion settlement claims tooth and nail and purging numerous disabled from their collectively bargained disability pensions. This development prompted my first-ever alert newsletter to retired players less than two weeks ago, and now, here I find the need to send out a new alert because it's come to my attention that a well-known alumni sent the following message out in a newsletter on Friday: