More hard knocks for NFL

Former players sue league over concussion warnings, or lack thereof

With football fans likely frothing at the mouth in anticipation of the National Football League finally settling its lockout in the next few days, a second labor issue has reared its woozy head.

A group of 75 former players have filed suit against the league, claiming it intentionally kept players in the dark about the seriousness of concussions for the past 90 years. In recent years, the NFL has made a concerted effort to more proactively prevent concussions, and striven to keep concussed players off the gridiron, but this is too little, too late for a field full of former players still feeling the effects of concussions sustained during their careers.

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