No offense to Nnamdi Asomugha, who they tell me is a shutdown cornerback, but it’s not clear if 1,000 people in the world could pick him out of a police lineup. Even so, in the beer guzzler’s thirst for football news, any football news, with the end of the lockout and the opening of National Football League training camps, the erstwhile Oakland Raider who signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as a free agent was greeted with a social media frenzy not seen since the last time Garbo herself dined alone. Can we all spell “opiate”?
The 2011 NFL season is upon us, and as the second guy in the broadcast booth likes to say, here are a few “keys to the game.” No, not the football game – the national concussion crisis behind the game. It is a story rumbling up from underground with the new lawsuit of 75 retired players, represented by the law firm of Thomas “Erin Brockovich” Girardi, who accuse the league of covering up historical research on traumatic brain injury.
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