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Kansas City Chiefs running back Priest Holmes announces his retirement. (AP Photo/Dick Whipple/2007)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four former NFL players, including Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller, sued the NFL on Monday in hopes of joining current players in their antitrust fight against the league.

Eller, three-time All-Pro running back Priest Holmes (top) and ex-players Obafemi Ayanbadejo and Ryan Collins are listed as plaintiffs in the 44-page complaint filed in federal court in Minneapolis and obtained by The Associated Press. It seeks class-action status on behalf of all former players.

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