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Former Players Sue the NFL for Painkiller Abuse

May 22, 2014

Painkiller abuse is at the center of a major lawsuit involving the NFL. Former football players are suing the league with very serious implications that they were given painkillers illegally to mask pain symptoms from their sports-related injuries leading to subsequent addictions to them. The NFL’s Alleged Drug Culture According to the eight former NFL players who have created the lawsuit, they have all suffered tremendously mentally, physically and financially over the years due to severe drug addictions they developed as a result of the unethical painkiller abuse in the league. As players they say they were handed pills for…

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