In a filing Friday to the U.S. District Court of Eastern Pennsylvania, the league said nearly half the claims it has received have been red-flagged for audit. Of that, more than 400 have been rejected after an Jonathan Villar Womens Jersey independent claim administrator found them to be fraudulent.
The NFL is requesting the special investigator to assist the claim administrator and recommend sanctions.
We want to ensure that players and their families receive the benefits they deserve, said attorney Brad Karp, whose firm represents the NFL. Fraud threatens the integrity of the settlement and the prompt payment of legitimate claims. There is significant evidence of fraudulent claims being advanced by unscrupulous doctors, lawyers and even players. The appointment of a special investigator was specifically contemplated in the agreement and will provide important additional tools to assist the independent, court-appointed administrators in identifying fraudulent claims and related misconduct.
Game Youth Ron Greschner Jersey And after watching Peat’s growth, the Saints made a relatively easy decision recently by picking up the fifth-year option on his rookie contract, according to NFL Players Association records. The move locks in Peat for 2019 with a salary of $9.625 million.
Peat was the 13th pick in the first round in 2015, and he becomes the first player from his class to have the option officially picked up. Draft picks sign four-year deals, but contracts for first-round picks include a team option for a fifth year. The deadline to pick up the option for 2015 first-rounders is May 3, but the Saints saw no reason to wait.