The documentary about the concussion issue in the NFL, League of Denial, which is the companion to the book of the same name, aired on PBS last night, and USA TODAY put together a sampling of real-time reaction on Twitter. The NFL's Twitter account wasn't one of them, and the league has denied all interview requests about the film/book.
The league recently settled a class-action lawsuit brought by about 4,500 former players for $765 million, and it had to pay the plantiffs' legal fees (estimated to be another $200 million). But the NFL did not have to divulge any internal files about what it may have known about the risks of concussions and has remained steadfast in denying any wrongdoing.
Told it is not expected that the NFL will be reacting to League Of Denial today. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) October 9, 2013