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  1. 05:54

    Switch Hitting: The NFL's New Tackling Dilemma?

    NFL defensive players say that adjusting their tackling methods to avoid penalties sometimes puts them and their opponents in more danger.

    September 04, 2014
  2. 05:23

    NFL, NFLPA Spar Over Concussion Research Funding

    ESPN Investigative Reporter Steve Fainaru explains the issues dividing the NFL and the NFLPA when it comes to money for concussion research.

    February 28, 2014
  3. 06:55

    NFL Marketing To Moms

    The NFL has launched an effort to try to ease mothers' concerns about football safety and to educate them about everything from tackling techniques to helmets.

    February 07, 2014
  4. 04:06

    Safety vs. The Super Bowl

    Our team of NFL Nation reporters asked players across the league if they would play in the Super Bowl despite having a concussion. Cary Chow and Eric Allen break down the results.

    January 17, 2014
  5. 06:54

    OTL: Heads Up

    Heads Up, a program designed to teach safer tackling to youth football players, may not be as effective as parents are led to believe.

    January 09, 2014
  6. 04:32

    Finley Determined To Return

    Packers TE Jermichael Finley talks to Josina Anderson about his recovery after a bruised spinal cord and neck fusion surgery.

    December 22, 2013
  7. 06:15

    Youth Football Sees Drop In Participation

    Trevor Matich, Jerome Bettis and Darren Woodson discuss the decline in participation in the nation's largest youth football program, Pop Warner, and how proper safety measures could make the game safer.

    November 14, 2013
  8. 05:28

    OTL: Head-On Collision: NFL Acknowledges Link

    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
  9. 05:19

    NFL, Players Reach Concussion Deal

    Mark Fainaru-Wada discusses the NFL's tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 retired players.

    August 29, 2013
  10. 05:20

    Settlement Reached In Concussion Case

    Andrew Brandt reacts to the news that the NFL and former players agreed to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million.

    August 29, 2013
  11. 04:01

    Monumental Day For NFL

    Jeff Saturday and Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders discuss the settlement reached between the NFL and former players in concussion-related lawsuits.

    August 29, 2013
  12. 10:57

    OTL: Doctor's Orders

    Interviews and previously unpublished documents raise new questions about how Dr. Elliot Pellman -- a Long Island rheumatologist with no previous expertise in brain research -- came to wield so much authority over the NFL's concussion program.

    August 15, 2013
  13. 09:12

    OTL: Mind Control

    Several research groups competed to study Junior Seau's brain after he died. Did the NFL help pick the winner?

    April 27, 2013
  14. 04:37

    George Visger Feature

    After a career of concussions, George Visger, a former NFL player, says he regrets his decision to play football.

    January 31, 2013
  15. 07:44

    OTL: Three To Remember

    Former NFL running back Leroy Hoard discusses coping with headaches, memory loss and depression and explains why he must never forget Andre Waters, Dave Duerson and Junior Seau, three former NFL players who committed suicide.

    January 27, 2013
  16. 05:59

    OTL: Mike Webster's Brain Injury History

    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