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NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits. The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013 season in Denver with a game between the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens and the Broncos. As one of the litigants, former Ravens safety Bennie Thompson's said he was satisfied, but his enthusiasm was tempered, though, by the reality that this financial settlement represents just 2 percent of the combined value of the 32 NFL teams, an estimated $37.4 billion, according to Forbes. "It was a good win for the players because...

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