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Judiciary Committee blasts NFL, union over medical care

Originally Published: April 9, 2008
By Peter Keating | ESPN The Magazine

The House Judiciary Committee blasted the NFL and the NFL Players Association on Wednesday, issuing a statement that the league's medical care system is "subject to a variety of conflicts of interest which appear to be detrimental to players," and threatening to impose new regulations on its benefits plans.

Lawmakers on the committee were reacting to the findings of a Congressional Research Service (CRS) report on player disabilities and benefits, which the Judiciary Committee made public ...

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