05/22/2014 03:42 pm ET Updated May 22, 2014

NFL Painkiller Lawsuit Could Lead To Marijuana Use Being Condoned | The MMQB With Peter King

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As the NFL tries to settle potentially billion-dollar litigation over the long-term neurological effects of concussions, the league has been hit with yet another major lawsuit: eight retired players, including Jim McMahon and Richard Dent, claim the league duped players into becoming addicted to painkillers. Attorneys for the players seek to transform the case into a class action on behalf of potentially thousands of other retired players.