Clinton Portis called into 106.7 The Fan’s Lavar and Dukes Thursday, and as a plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL, called the sweeping agreement reached with the league a “win-win” for both sides.
106.7 The Fan learned former Redskins’ running back Clinton Portis has filed a concussion lawsuit against the NFL, joining a fight already in progress. Later, we learned the reason he joined wasn’t financial, it’s about doing what’s right, for him and the league.
Clinton Portis, a former running back who has been honored as one of the 80 greatest Redskins of all-time, said earlier this year that he suffered more than 10 concussions during his nine-year NFL career.
Clinton Portis admits playing through concussions was a matter of routine during his NFL career.
Season ticket holder Clinton Portis goes to Heat games with Edgerrin James and openly roots for the opposing teams, because the Heat have enough fans and it “pisses people off.” He’ll be at Game 2 of the NBA Final on Sunday, rooting for the Spurs.
Former Redskins running back Clinton Portis is one of the many players – retired and active – to voice their frustration with the recent batch of rule changes passed by the NFL competition committee. But for the first time in the Roger Goodell era, those voices distinctly seem to be coming from the offensive side of the ball.
Clinton Portis warmly remembered Sean Taylor on the fifth anniversary of his former Washington Redskins and University of Miami teammate’s death.
Clinton Portis joined the Holden and Danny Show on Friday morning less than 24 hours after announcing his retirement from the NFL . After an illustrious career in Washington and Denver, and finishing with 9,923 yards and 75 touchdowns, Portis was ready to move on to a new chapter in his life and signed a 1-day contract to retire as a Redskin.
The official list of the 80 Greatest Washington Redskins is now complete.
Perhaps the most colorful player in Washington Redskins history officially retired from the game Thursday.