NFL concussions

Parents Of Area Youth Football Players Appear Much More Informed About ConcussionsThe recent attention on brain trauma caused by playing football is nothing new, but now it’s putting the focus on parent knowledge of how to protect their kids from concussions.
Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1BA federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
Silverman: Stunning Retirements Across NFL Overshadow Revis Signing, Big TradesThe most noteworthy announcements at the start of the league year may have been the early retirements of San Francisco linebacker Patrick Willis, Tennessee quarterback Jake Locker and Pittsburgh linebacker Jason Worilds.
Giants Punter Steve Weatherford To Donate Brain For Scientific ResearchGiants punter Steve Weatherford, along with former NFL wide receiver Sidney Rice, will donate his brain for scientific research after he passes away.
AP: NFL Claims Concussions Down 25 PercentWhen preseason games, plus preseason and regular-season practices, are included, the 202 concussions this season declined 12 percent from 2013, and 23 percent from 2012.
New Study Sheds More Light On Seriousness Of Concussions In Youth FootballNFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
Jared Max: Surgeon General Ought To Warn Everyone About Dangers Of FootballHow would you react if you came home from work one evening and found your 9-year-old son smoking a cigarette? Would you revoke his cellphone, Internet and TV privileges before, or after you drove him to football practice?
NFL, Former Players Reach 'Extraordinary Settlement' On Concussion-Related ClaimsA federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
Report: 85 Percent Of Players Say They'd Play In Super Bowl With ConcussionIt's either a frightening statistic or not that surprising at all considering the professional stakes.
Keidel: Are We Witnessing Football's Freefall?For NFL players with careers longer than five years, their life expectancy is less than 60. Maybe an incredible 40 beats an indifferent 80. That’s an important choice for us to make. But it is our choice, and it always will be.
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