Matt Light On Latest NFL Lawsuit: ‘Not Sure [Suing] Is The Best Way To Go About It’

May 21, 2014 1:37 PM
Matt Light On Latest NFL Lawsuit: ‘Not Sure [Suing] Is The Best Way To Go About It’
" BOSTON (CBS) – Former Patriot Matt Light joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich show Wednesday morning to talk about a number of different topics, including the newest lawsuit waged against the NFL.

On Tuesday, a group of more than 600 former NFL players filed a lawsuit alleging that the league illegally supplied them with unprescribed narcotics and other painkillers for their injuries to quicken the rehab time, allowing for a speedy return to the playing field.

The suit claims, similarly to the concussion lawsuit, that the team doctors and staff did not warn the players about the potential side effects, which has led to numerous medical complications now that their playing days are over.

Commissioner Roger Goodell said yesterday that the league lawyers have not yet had a chance to look over the lawsuit and didn’t have much else to say on the matter.

By all indications Matt Light has adjusted well to retirement. He helped a group of friends launch a vodka company, hosts cornhole tournaments for charity, and appears to have no adverse side effects from a 10-year career in the league "

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