NFL Players’ Medical Records Stolen from Redskins Trainer’s Car

June 1, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to a report Wednesday, the medical records of a large portion of the NFL's players were stolen from the car of a Washington Redskins trainer in April.
Per Barry Petchesky of Deadspin, the NFL reportedly informed players that someone stole a backpack that contained electronic and paper medical records from the past 13 years of the NFL Scouting Combine.
Petchesky and Deadspin acquired an email sent from NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith to the league's player representatives on May 27, and the following is a partial look at Smith's message:
It has come to our attention that the backpack belonging to a Washington Redskins' athletic trainer, was stolen from a car following a break-in. We have been advised that the backpack contained a password protected, but unencrypted, laptop that had copies of the medical exam results for NFL Combine attendees from 2004 until the present, as well as certain Redskins' player records. We have also been advised that the back...

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