Jerome Bettis said the NFL purposefully withheld information about the risk of concussions and takes advantage of their ignorance.
The Hall of Fame running back spoke out while in Jerusalem, where he was visiting for a presentation by ElMindA, an Israeli neuro-technology company that is trying to help the NFL diagnose concussions better.
Thomas Randolph evidently purchased one, and loves the jersey so much he wants to wear it to his double-murder trial.
The Las Vegas man is accused of killing his sixth wife and then killing the hitman in May 2008. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that Randolph has petitioned a Clark County (Nev.) court to allow him to wear his Romo jersey to trial. When asked why the 62-year-old man wants to wear the shirt in such a setting, public defender Clark Patrick had a simple response: Because he’s a Cowboys fan.
Opening statements in the trial were expected to begin Friday, and Randolph is expected to testify sometime later this month. His attorneys admitted to the Review-Journal the court is unlikely to grant the Romo jersey request, as the apparel would have to be processed through the jail.
Elliott’s teammate was even more of a pleasant surprise. The Cowboys drafted Prescott hoping he could develop into Tony Romo’s heir apparent. Prescott was a fourth-round pick and the eighth quarterback off the board, but he outperformed the others — including Jared Goff and Carson Wentz, the first- and second-overall picks in 2016.