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This is going to take two installments. Here’s the first one.
Also on today’s docket–Derek Helling revisits an 1857 Supreme Court decision.
In response to yet another useless, tweet of BAP statistics, Sheilla wrote an open letter to Chris Seeger as shown below:
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For additional legal analysis and perspective please see Michael McCann’s in depth feature for Sports Illustrated:
Here’s another worthwhile read. Deadspin’s Dom Cosentino read Merril Hoge’s book, “Brainwashed” and interviewed Hoge twice. He also did the homework and read oodles of CTE research to see if there was any basis of truth in the book. Dom presents both sides of the picture, outlines, ongoing research and concludes:
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Also….The NFL is using sleep apnea to deny claims and requiring proof of CPAP usage. Learn how to protect yourself in our guest post by Dr. John Flucke.
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I‘m uncertain of the source, but I was forwarded something that I’ve been told is making its way around the retired NFL community. While there are grains of truth in the message, there are also exaggerations coupled with some really bad advice.
The only purpose in this that I can see is to sow discord – player to player and player against attorney. Divide and conquer is one of the NFL’s best strategies. Our nation is divided and I think we can all see the harm. A house divided against itself cannot stand, so I hope people will keep this in mind, as they try to navigate the treacherous waters of the Concussion Settlement. I’ve tried to separate fact from fiction and speculation in this Twitter thread. Click on it to expand. I hope you’ll find it helpful. ~Sheilla
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A breakdown of the Hernandez suit against the NFL may be their toughest challenge yet if it can clear a couple of hurdles the NFL has tossed in its path. Read our breakdown of the dueling briefs that stand to determine the scope of the NFL’s liability to the public…and to a small child who lost her father to CTE.
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