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  1. Brain-injury program working with NFL players

    A brain-injury treatment program originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  2. Lions' Stafford showing he's eager to learn

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. - He's able to come in and meet with his coaches now, finally able to pick their brains about what the new Detroit Lions offense will look like. What he might be expected to do under his new coaching staff that he didn't have to do ...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Jerry Jones clarifies roles for Dallas Cowboys' offensive coaches...

    Todd Archer

    If the setup surrounding the Dallas Cowboys' offense was confusing in 2013, owner and general manager Jerry Jones attempted to clarify what it will be like in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  4. Super Bowl XLVIII predictions -- ESPN staff picks for the big gam...

    ESPN's pro football brain trust assembles its list of predictions for Super Bowl XLVIII.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2014
  5. Ex-NFL players part of brain study in Detroit

    Months before the NFL and former players agreed to settle their concussion-related lawsuits, a Detroit-based neurologist began what he calls a "landmark study" on the brains of 50 former players.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  6. Titus Young has disorder, needs help, dad says

    Titus Young's father, Richard, told two Detroit newspapers on Monday that his son suffers from a brain disorder and desperately needs help.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  7. Jahvid Best of Detroit Lions will not return off PUP list

    Detroit Lions tailback Jahvid Best will remain sidelined a year after suffering a concussion and will not re-join the team this week, the team confirmed Monday.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  8. Jahvid Best of Detroit Lions not worried by multiple concussions

    Jahvid Best's first of three concussions -- that he knows about -- happened in a terrifying sequence in college.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2012
  9. Detroit Lions shelve RB Jerome Harrison (tumor) for '12, add 2

    The Detroit Lions placed running back Jerome Harrison, who had surgery last October for a brain tumor, on the reserve/non-football illness list Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  10. Dominic Raiola ready for health decline

    Kevin Seifert

    As we learn more and more about the connection between football and brain injuries, I've wondered when NFL players will start viewing their careers as a conscious trade-off: immediate fulfillment and financial security in return for future health pro...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  11. Ex-Notre Dame Fighting Irish coach Corwin Brown mental state to b...

    A northern Indiana judge has appointed a psychiatrist and a psychologist to evaluate the mental status of a former Notre Dame assistant football coach accused of striking his wife and holding her hostage in their home.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  12. NFL, ex-players seek to consolidate concussion suits in Philadelp...

    The National Football League hopes to consolidate in Philadelphia a string of lawsuits filed across the country by former players who say they've suffered concussion-related brain injuries.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  13. Have at It: Mike McCarthy as coach of year

    Kevin Seifert

    The very first comment on this week's Have at It illustrated why it needed to be a very NFC North-centric discussion. I asked you to debate who was most deserving of the NFL's Coach of the Year award, and mike feuerborn wrote: "Jim Harbaugh. No brain...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  14. Ex-RBs Jamal Lewis, Dorsey Levens sue NFL over concussions

    Jamal Lewis, Dorsey Levens and two other former NFL players say in a federal lawsuit that brain injuries have left them struggling with medical problems years after their playing days ended.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  15. Evidence of CTE found in Lew Carpenter's brain

    Lew Carpenter never had any concussions -- or at least none that his family knew about back in the 1950s and '60s, when he played for the Lions, Browns and Packers and there wasn't as much concern over them as there is now.

    Story | December 08, 2011
  16. Ex-NFLer, Notre Dame Fighting Irish assistant Corwin Brown blames...

    Former NFL player Corwin Brown has filed a motion saying he will use a mental defect defense against charges that he struck his wife and held her against her will at their northern Indiana home.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2011