Retirees urge judge to reverse ruling

Updated: July 21, 2014, 11:48 PM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

Seven retired players launched on Monday the most aggressive attack yet on the proposed NFL concussion litigation settlement. In a highly unusual action, the players asked a higher court to intervene in the settlement process and reverse what they say was an "erroneous" preliminary approval of the proposal on July 7 by a federal court judge in Philadelphia.

Clearly unhappy with the proposal and the fact that Judge Anita Brody ignored their earlier objection when she issued her preliminary ...

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