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NFL, NFLPA find no violation of concussion protocol in Cam Newton case

The NFL and NFLPA issued a joint statement on Wednesday concerning their investigations into whether the concussion protocol was followed correctly when evaluating Panthers quarterback Cam Newton on the opening night of the season. Newton took a helmet-to-helmet hit in the fourth quarter of the game and was slow to get up, but never left…
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