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ICYMI in NFL Week 10: Questions surrounding concussion cases; Vikings have a QB dilemma

ICYMI in NFL Week 10: Questions surrounding concussion cases; Vikings have a QB dilemma

With all of the supposed improvements in how the NFL deals with players' head injuries — after scrutiny from Congress, then lawsuits — there still are curious cases that pop up, including at least three this week.

Example A: During Minnesota's 38-30 victory at Washington on Sunday, Redskins receiver Ryan Grant, all 200 pounds of him, got slammed to the turf by Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph, who runs about 325. Fairly quickly, the Redskins announced Grant was being checked for a concussion — which made sense, given what the impact looked like.

Less than 10 minutes later, the team said Grant was cleared to return, which seemed...

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