For many years former National Football League players from the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s and earlier have been asking for the NFLPA to address their health care and pension needs.
Yahoo’s story on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is only further proof that some current players make way to much.
According to the New Orleans Times Picayune, via Yahoo Sports, Brees will pay for the costs for the involuntary three day workout and that includes Tulane University’s staff helping out, imsurance and lodging for younger players. It is estimated that the entire cost will be in the five figure range.
Just the mere fact that Brees has enough money to hold a three game camp for 37 players from the 2010 Saints roster shows that a lot of players they can afford to give up some of the money they currently get from owners.
In the end, until current players help out retired players stories like this one doesn’t mean a darn