Frank Wycheck: Most Won’t See A Dime
(1090 The Fan) — Former Tennessee Titan tight end Frank Wycheck joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show Thursday to discuss the recent ruling by a federal judge to uncap the monies awarded in the lawsuit versus the National Football League in regards to concussions and their after effects on players. Wycheck said he suffers from migraine headaches, depression and memory loss, largely attributed to as many as 25 concussions over the course of his football career, including 11 season in the NFL.
“I would think so,” Wycheck said when asked if he thought there would be even more backlash. “I think 80-90 percent of the guys won’t see a penny of that money.” Wycheck is included in that, since to qualify for some of the compensation a former player has to be diagnosed with a specific condition connected to consussions, such as ALS, Parkinson’s disease or Alzheimer’s.
Wycheck also discussed how he doesn’t like the way the league has changed the game as a result of the concussion situation.
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