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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
From NFL veterans, like Jacob Bell, to newcomers, like Chad Diehl, some players are choosing to walk away from football over concerns about their long-term health.August 27, 2012