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Jamal Lewis Files for Bankruptcy

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Former Baltimore RB, Jamal Lewis, has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. He is currently self-employed and makes $35,000 a month. The 32-year-old has over $14-million in assets, but owes about...

Retired NFL players ignored, exploited

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The main link is Jaworski advocating medical benefits for retired players suffering from play related disabilities. "They deserve some compensation for that, and they deserve medical benefits, and they deserve treatment for all the issues that former players are now dealing with. We all know the life expectancy of former NFL players is less than a normal human being." Anti-Florio readers, read here Read this in the Wichita Eagle this morning, "by Amy Forliti-Associated Press" but she got deleted in the SI version here: "Nelson has handled NFL issues before. As a magistrate, she helped with settlement negotiations in a case filed by retired NFL players, who claimed the league was exploiting their images to promote the league and NFL memorabilia without paying them. The case was transferred once Nelson became a judge and is still pending." I haven't heard anything about this. But if you watch the NFL Network, how often do you see Johnny Unitas' face or other players in the promos for the network? Must be all the time because I've got that image of Johnny setting up to pass without a helmet on burned on my brain. Don't they deserve something for helping the NFL make a ton of money in 2011?

Where are they now? Amos Zereoue

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Former 3rd down back Amos Zereoue got a shout-out Jerome Bettis' Monday SI column. Anyone been to his restaurant?

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