Former NFL star Eric Dickerson believes Hall of Famers may skip this 12 months’ induction festivities consequently of factors they’ve with the league’s remedy of retired avid gamers.
Dickerson instructed WFNZ Radio in Charlotte the NFL treats former avid gamers “like an outcast.” Dickerson despatched a letter to the league ultimate 12 months demanding lifetime medical health insurance, an annual wage for Hall of Famers and a share of league earnings.
“No one is aware of how badly the players are treated and done,” Dickerson instructed the station. “And I think when people think football, they think automatically, ‘He’s a rich guy. He’s rich.’ And guys aren’t rich. Some of the guys are making real money, but in our era, the base salary was $40,000.”
Dickerson acknowledged he has already talked about boycotting the Hall of Fame ceremonies with totally different avid gamers.
“I think it starts [with] guys like myself, guys with names,” Dickerson acknowledged. “You know, the Joe Montanas, the Marcus Allens, the Richard Dents, the Lawrence Taylors.”
Dickerson was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1999 after working for 13,259 yards and 90 touchdowns from 1983 to 1993. He led the NFL in dashing 4 events and his 2,105 dashing yards in 1984 keep a single-season file.
Six former NFL avid gamers, late Denver Broncos proprietor Pat Bowlen, and longtime league govt and media member Gil Brandt will doubtless be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday, Aug. 3 in Canton, Ohio.