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A former player who won two Super Bowls said the Titans cost him his career. NewsChannel 5 obtained a copy of the lawsuit where former receiver David Givens alleges the Titans played him without telling him about a horribly damaged knee. Full Story
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randy bailey

United States

#1 Sep 22, 2009
Givens was a bust anyway. Never did anything.
Greg Donald

Clarksville, TN

#2 Sep 22, 2009
Wrong. There's no way to know how long his career would have been, or even if the surgery would have been a success.

The Titans owe him the price of one busted knee, worst case.

Football players are overpaid.
PPB

Nashville, TN

#3 Sep 22, 2009
Sorry, the teams will chance and risk alot, trust me *buzzer*
Readyrone96

Nashville, TN

#4 Sep 22, 2009
Exactly. There is no way to know how long his career could have been. But since the Titans withheld important medical information from David Givens that directly related to his career ending injury then they should be liable for this injury. How do you not tell this man about this???? This is wrong, flat out wrong.
Just my opinion

Clarksville, TN

#6 Sep 22, 2009
How can you not know you have a problem with your knee?
Susie

Cedar Hill, TN

#7 Sep 22, 2009
They did the man wrong...the Titans should pay.
carpet dude

Nashville, TN

#8 Sep 22, 2009
yeah you know it when you have a bad knee. he should take responsibilty in going out there, i have really bad knees yet stronger than anyone of you, scare tissue smar tissue

Since: Apr 09

Gallatin, TN

#9 Sep 22, 2009
they shouldn't have kept the information from him, but almost anyone who has knee problems knows it without having to have anyone else tell them. I know it when it is cold or rainy, or getting up from sitting or walking up and down stairs. Believe me NO ONE has to tell me that with all the knee pain that I have a problem. It probably is about the $$$$$, most lawsuit are
alb2476

Hendersonville, TN

#11 Sep 23, 2009
Pay him, they have Vince Young sitting on the bench drawing multi-millions in salary and not worth the ink it took to sign him.
banger

Nashville, TN

#12 Sep 23, 2009
alb2476 wrote:
Pay him, they have Vince Young sitting on the bench drawing multi-millions in salary and not worth the ink it took to sign him.
I agree with you on this one. The guy had to know he had knee problems and he could do like Young sit the bench and draw a pay check. Why don't he use the college education he received?
Nameless for no reason

United States

#13 Sep 23, 2009
Bud has deep pockets, get him to pay it. I mean, it's not like he hasn't been getting rich by screwin' over everyone in Nashville.
dmg

Murfreesboro, TN

#14 Sep 23, 2009
The person who knew more about his knee was himself! He's just trying to get more money!
BJJ

Nashville, TN

#15 Sep 23, 2009
Yet another example of it is always someone elses fault.
swim

Mount Juliet, TN

#16 Sep 23, 2009
I am sorry about the knee issue, however all these players do (and I like sports) is blow their money and expect taxpayers to keep them up. They make way too much as it is....when I have friends working theirself silly to survive, it is hard for me to process giving someone anywhere close to that amount of money for any reason. That is crazy
the Truth

United States

#17 Sep 23, 2009
if you were a professional athelete ( take the amount of money out of it cus we all look at that and immediately and say get over it u have x amount of money....and had ur lively hood taken away forever because someone didnt tell u about a pre existing injury that they saw and u hadnt seen yet and let u play on it for months before it blows up...docs see it and never tell u....would u be ok with that....come on be true to yourself atleast....and please also dont tell me that you havent been to a doctor dentist and found out something was wrong with u that u had not felt yet......please!
Owen

Nashville, TN

#18 Sep 23, 2009
He's a grown man. I think someone would know if they had major knee problems. He just ignored it. Come on now...a little common since. He shouldn't get a dime.
The Real jack

Smyrna, TN

#20 Sep 23, 2009
Think folks,, these guys are use to pain, this is not me and you here, these are type flight athletes that are use to playing w/ pain. Its the pain game - football! He didn't hurt himself golfing or playing w/the dog out back!!
THAT's why you need a team doctor to tell you everything that's going on w/ your body, because they are use to playing w/pain, you need the doctor to do exactly what the Titans doctor did not do,,,TELL the man about the damn knee! Some of you fools talk about a knee injury you may have from being old and not geting exercise to a 26 yr. old trained pro athletes knee injury, completely 2 different things,,he was playing on the knee, in pain, for no telling how long,, because he can, he was a pro! Wake up.
Kitty Kelly

United States

#21 Sep 23, 2009
I read a story a long time ago about a pro football player who later had to have his leg amputated at the knee. His team kept him pumped full of allowable pain meds so he could play and he had no idea the extent of his injury. Turned out he played with a fractured leg so long that it became infected. The team will put guys out there to play, play, play. I'm sure this guy knew he had a knee problem but trusted the team and team's doctor to tell him if it was so bad he couldn't play. The team is more about making money and will take their chances if they think they can get a few good plays out of an injured person.

Since: Mar 08

Smyrna TN

#22 Sep 23, 2009
Did he not talk to his doctors about his exam and problems?
Jim Edwards

Nashville, TN

#23 Sep 23, 2009
This guy is an idiot for "not knowing he had a bad knee". Come on. You can't be serious. He is just another one looking for a free ride.

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