Tip Sheet: New program helps retirees

Georgia Tech seminar helps 25 NFL veterans transition into off-field careers

Originally Published: June 11, 2010
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- There has been a pretty good battle over the last few years, much of it internecine infighting, for the collective soul of retired NFL players.

But the league this week took a big step toward addressing the minds -- and, almost as important, the pocketbooks -- of former NFL veterans. The NFL sponsored a four-day "transition program" at Georgia Tech for former players, most of whom recently moved from the field to the business world, and the symposium, the first league-initiated ...

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