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NFLPA: More concussion evaluations says we’re smarter about delivering care

The NFL announced last month that players were diagnosed with 281 concussions in 2017, which represented a new high since the league started tracking total concussions six years ago and was a number that NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills called a “disappointment.” During a press conference in Minneapolis on Thursday, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice [more]
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