Oversight of the NFL Retirement System

September 18, 2007

253 SR
The hearing will examine the current compensation system for National Football League (NFL) retirees with claims of advanced injuries that became symptomatic after retiring from the NFL.


Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Daryl Johnston

    FOX Sports Broadcaster
    and former NFL Player, Dallas Cowboys
  • Mr. Dave Duerson

    Trustee for the Burt Bell/Pete Rozelle Retirement Plan
    and former NFL Player, Chicago Bears
  • Mr. Brent Boyd

    former NFL Player, Minnesota Vikings
  • Mr. Garrett Webster

    son of NFL Player Mr. Mike Webster, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Mr. Bill Bain

    former NFL Player, Los Angeles Rams
  • The Honorable Maxine Waters

    U.S. House of Representatives

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Gene Upshaw

    Executive Director
    National Football League Players Association
  • Mr. Gale Sayers

    NFL Hall of Fame Player, Chicago Bears
  • Mr. Mike Ditka

    ESPN Sports Broadcaster
    and NFL Hall of Fame Player and former Head Coach, Chicago Bears
  • Mr. Roger Goodell

    National Football League