Fault Traces investigates how the NFL didn’t compensate gamers who suffered head trauma taking part in the most well-liked US sport.
A decade in the past, the way forward for the Nationwide Soccer League (NFL) was doubtful. A devastating mind illness, CTE, had been found within the brains of a few of its gamers.
However in 2013, bowing to public strain, the NFL appeared to take duty. The league promised to offer cash and care to retired NFL gamers dwelling with CTE and different neurological illnesses linked to the sport.
However has the NFL made good on this promise?
Bloodsport investigates how the league was in a position to deny compensation to Black gamers via a controversial testing follow known as “race-norming”. And a neuropsychologist and former NFL-paid physician tells Fault Traces that the NFL put strain on medical doctors to alter their diagnoses of retired gamers hoping to qualify for an award from the NFL concussion settlement.
Fault Traces tells the story of 1 former NFL participant, Pittsburgh Steeler Carlton Haselrig, and his spouse and their wrestle to get compensation from the NFL.