Pressured to Take Painkillers, Former NFL Players Sue

Former players filed a lawsuit against all 32 NFL teams last week. It alleges that, for decades, teams and their medical staff illegally conspired to obtain and distribute painkillers to players to keep them in the game. Here’s what needs to happen.

Stories from the Playing Field: My First Dealer Had a Medical Degree

Phoenix House’s Jayson Pratt examines the NFL’s prescribing practices and shares his own story of painkiller addiction as a college baseball player.