Considine Part of Legal Battle Against NFL.

By Scott Leber |

Published 05/06 2014 01:23AM

Updated 05/06 2014 03:46AM

BYRON-Sean Considine is one of seven former NFL players who are taking the NFL to court in the latest conflict over concussions. The seven men filed a motion in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia Monday opposing the NFL's original concussion settlement with former NFL players. They say that initial $765 million settlement has some flaws.

One, that settlement doesn't cover players who weren't part of the original agreement, which they weren't.

Two, they claim that settlement only covers players who currently have the most serious brain injuries and related diseases, but not all injuries related to head and spine trauma.

Three, there's a concern that the original settlement will prevent former players from pursuing future lawsuits against the NFL.

The other six players in addition to Considine who reportedly oppose the proposed settlement are Sean Morey, Alan Faneca, Ben Hamilton, Robert Royal, Jeff Rohrer and Rock Cartwright. They have complained that they are experiencing early symptoms of brain disease including depression, insomnia, chronic pain, noise sensitivity, visual impairments, and memory loss.

Eyewitness News was unable to contact Considine for comment Monday night. Considine suffered multiple concussions during his career.

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