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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
Prim Siripipat talks to Lester Munson about the legal impact of Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru's findings that the NFL disability board concluded playing football could cause brain injuries.November 15, 2012
For years NFL officials denied that playing football can cause brain injuries, but the NFL's disability board concluded otherwise. Prim Siripipat talks to Steve Fainaru about the documents he and his brother, Mark Fainaru-Wada, uncovered.November 15, 2012