Flagrant Foul: NFL Sued by 12 Former Players Over Concussions

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The discussion of brain injuries among National Football League (NFL) athletes is becoming weekly news. Concussions are knocking marquee players out of games and in some cases, out of the league. It is no wonder that concussions are now making their way into the courtroom.

Joe Horn, a retired Pro Bowl wide receiver who played with the Kansas City Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons, and New Orleans Saints, and 11 other former players have filed a lawsuit alleging the NFL failed to take necessary steps to protect players from long-term brain injuries in the face of overwhelming medical evidence that on-field concussions lead directly to such injuries.

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