Friday, September 14, 2012

Report: Former UConn RB plans to sue NFL

According to a report in the Baltimore Sun, former Bloomfield High and UConn running back Matt Lawrence is suing the NFL alleging  "fraud, conspiracy and negligence" in the handling of concussions when he was an undrafted free agent running back in camp with the Baltimore Ravens.

Lawrence played eight games for the Ravens in 2009. He had four carries for no yards and also had one reception in a game against Cleveland on Sep. 27, 2009. Lawrence did carry the ball 20 times for 46 yards and have five catches for 56 yards in four preseason games in 2009.

Lawrence played 16 games at UConn in the 2003 and 2004 seasons rushing for 267 yards before transferring to UMass.


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