Congress questions NFL record-keeping on disabled players

Updated: December 4, 2007, 3:12 PM ET
By Peter Keating | ESPN The Magazine

While the NFL has insisted that it is committed to helping disabled former players, the league does not maintain records of which players, or how many, are driven from the game by injury, ESPN.com has learned.

That fact is contained in more than 2,000 pages of documents the NFL and NFL Players Association delivered to the House Judiciary Committee last month. It has startled members of Congress who are investigating the NFL's disability benefits. And it has added to a growing feeling ...

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