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  • Current and former players react to NFL concussion settlement

    The late Junior Seau was not far from the thoughts of friends and associates in the immediate aftermath of news of a proposed settlement of concussion-related lawsuits between the NFL and more than 4,500 ex-players. Seau,  the former San Diego...
  • Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

    Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits
    A federal judge says the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million.     The global settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research.     The plaintiffs...
  • Ex-Ravens QB Cullen Finnerty died of pneumonia, had degenerative brain disease, autopsy says

    Ex-Ravens QB Cullen Finnerty died of pneumonia, had degenerative brain disease, autopsy says
    Former Ravens reserve quarterback Cullen Finnerty died from pneumonia triggered by swallowing his own vomit, according to an autopsy report published today by the Associated Press. Finnerty was also diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease, chronic...
  • Harry Carson: Watch my NFL expose before your kid plays football

    Harry Carson: Watch my NFL expose before your kid plays football
    Former NFL great Harry Carson has a message for parents: Don't let your kid play football until you see what we've learned about head injuries. Carson, a Hall of Fame linebacker for the New York Giants, is the star witness for "League of Denial: The...
  • Te'o reacts to being drafted by Chargers

    Te'o reacts to being drafted by Chargers
    Shortly after being selected with the 38th  overall selection in this year’s draft, Manti Te’o spoke with Chargers.com for a wide ranging interview.  Here’s what he had to say: Chargers.com: So when did you realize you were going to be...
  • Are the Ravens now the Patriots of the Mid-Atlantic?

    Are the Ravens now the Patriots of the Mid-Atlantic?
    I couldn’t help but notice a couple of trends with the Ravens’ four offseason additions so far. First, the Ravens signed four players who were cut by other teams this past offseason. Why is that significant, other than the chips they might...
  • A game the NFL can't win?

     A game the NFL can't win?
    Professional football is the most popular spectator sport in America, which is one reason the Super Bowl is expected to draw 110 million viewers. With its famous athletes, storied franchises and lucrative TV contracts, it's an industry whose future...
  • Big holes in the NFL safety net for former players like Bob Zeman

    Big holes in the NFL safety net for former players like Bob Zeman
    LA JOLLA — Bob Zeman will do the same as millions Sunday. He will grab the remote, find an easy chair and turn on the Super Bowl. "I still like the drama of the game," he says. He won't exactly be a fan. More like an observer. He knows too much...
  • Rodney Harrison is 'scared to death' after suffering concussions

    Rodney Harrison is 'scared to death' after suffering concussions
    Rodney Harrison, the former all-pro safety for the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots, said he's scared for his future after sustaining numerous concussions during his playing days.  "I'm scared to death,"  Harrison said in an interview with...
  • Ed Reed clarifies remarks about the late Junior Seau

    Ed Reed clarifies remarks about the late Junior Seau
    Ravens free safety Ed Reed clarified his remarks about late NFL linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide last year. Reed was asked about Seau, whose brain has been examined in an autopsy by the National Institutes of Health and found to have...
  • Baltimore Raven Ed Reed, Obama warn of dangers of football

    Baltimore Raven Ed Reed, Obama warn of dangers of football
    President Barack Obama and Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed have something in common. Both love the game of football but would be hesitant to expose a son to its physical dangers. "I am a big football fan, but I have to tell you, if I had a son, I'd...
  • Head injuries and the NFL

    Head injuries and the NFL
    Medical researchers recently confirmed what many had already suspected. Junior Seau, the former NFL linebacker who killed himself last spring, suffered from degenerative brain disease -- most likely the result of multiple hits to the head accumulated...