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Interviews and previously unpublished documents raise new questions about how Dr.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
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
Andrew Brandt reacts to the news that the NFL and former players agreed to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million.August 29, 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
Hundreds of players have now filed lawsuits against the NFL, accusing the League of negligence in addressing the issue of head injuries.February 03, 2012