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Rick Reilly explains why Bears tight end Martellus Bennett is the most interesting man in the NFL.December 09, 2013
A new book and documentary describe the only public instance in which the NFL has acknowledged a link between playing football and brain damage.October 08, 2013
A new book and documentary reveals what the NFL discovered -- and denied -- about the connection between football and brain disorders.October 08, 2013
In 2009, Roger Goodell attended the Congressional Hearings on concussions where he declined to say whether there was a connection between playing football and cognitive erosion.March 04, 2013
The NFL retirement board determined in 1999 that repeated blows to the head had left Mike Webster, who spent most of his 17-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, "totally and permanently" disabled.November 16, 2012
For years while the NFL's top medical experts denied any link between football and long-term brain damage, the league retirement board awarded disability payments to at least three former players after concluding that football caused their brain injuNovember 15, 2012