2013 Offseason Thread Part V: Trade Em All!
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06-29-2013, 03:00 AM
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Actually, the league can challenge a doctor's ruling on fitness to play, period. Not just unfit. That was for the LTIR nonsense. However, paragraph 5 of the SPC covers the rules regarding a player under contract and both his and the team's rights in regards to player injuries. As you will see from the relevant pieces of the SPC below, the player is
to submit himself to a club physician, who will make a determination on whether the players can perform under contract. If the player disputes, he hires a physician that
make a determination on whether the player can perform under contract. If the club and player physicians disagree, and independent physician is brought in, and his findings are final.
I am sorry Tawnos, but the quoted paragraph just does not say that the league can come flying and challenge the health of a player that claims to be healthy.
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