Jake Plummer Blasts Jerry Jones for CTE Comments, Talks Drug Usage in NFL

June 29, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former NFL quarterback Jake Plummer believes football players don't get enough support for their physical and mental health, and he pointed toward comments from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to illustrate his opinion. 
Ryan Koenigsberg of BSN Denver spoke with Plummer on Wednesday about the various issues players face during and after their careers, including painkiller addiction, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and depression. The quarterback has watched as friends and former teammates deal with those problems, and he thinks the amount of money professionals make leads to less sympathy.
"I have a hard time with it because everybody says, 'Oh, poor NFL millionaires. Oh, you poor people.' They don't understand," Plummer said. "Maybe they should have a little more to say about the owners that are billionaires, they're not millionaires; they're billionaires."
Plummer eventually apologized on Friday during an interview with Fox Sports 910, via Will Keys of Sco...

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