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NFL Players Willing To Hide Concussions To Continue Playing, Study Says

Well, here is a bit of interesting information: According to the Associated Press, it appears that professional football players are more inclined to hide their concussions, at least says a small sample size. Out of a survey of 44 players, 23 said they would hide their concussion to stay in the game. Obviously, this is pretty shocking, but I am not sure if it is really surprising.
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American Football / NFL : Bettor NFL Football (3 years ago)

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Watered-down settlement reached in NCAA concussion suit

American Football / NFL : ProFootballTalk (6 months ago)

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Plenty of players will still hide concussions in order to keep playing

American Football / NFL : ProFootballTalk (3 years ago)

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