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Uncovering the Long-Term Health Impact of Playing in the NFL

In 1987, National Football League players went on strike. As a response, NFL teams scrambled to fill their rosters with "replacement players," individuals who had some experience with college or professional football, but who weren't part of NFL rosters that year. The replacement players themselves became a footnote in sports history. It turns out these players may actually play a critical role in football today - by helping us understand how playing in the NFL affects long-term health.
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