NFL, Union Pile on Ex-Packers Quarterback’s Benefits Challenge

Nov. 18, 2020, 4:46 PM

A proposed class action spearheaded by former Green Bay Packers quarterback Don Majkowski should be dismissed because he and his co-plaintiff haven’t suffered an injury giving them standing to challenge changes to player disability benefits, parties connected to the National Football League told a federal judge in Washington, D.C.

The suit by Majkowski and nine-year veteran running back Aveion Cason claims that new restrictions on players’ ability to receive disability benefits were “secretly” added to the latest bargaining agreement between the NFL players’ union and the league’s management council. On Tuesday, the union, the council, and the retirement plan board ...

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