NFLPA files grievance over waivers

Updated: December 12, 2012, 2:28 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance against the league's clubs and its management council asking that team doctors no longer try to make players to sign waivers before being prescribed the painkiller Toradol.

The NFLPA said Wednesday that if a doctor believes a player would "be placed at an unacceptable medical risk by using Toradol ... the team's medical staff should inform the player of that opinion and refuse to administer Toradol. The NFL club physician should ...

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