Former players sought $2 billion in NFL concussion case

The players may have accepted a lesser deal over fears of having multiple plaintiffs thrown out

Last week, the National Football League (NFL) and a class of former NFL players agreed on a $765 million settlement stemming from a complaint that the league did not perform due diligence in preventing head injuries.

Many outside sources indicated that the payout, which would ultimately cost each NFL owner a little more than $30 million, highly favored the league. Apparently, many of the suit’s players agree.

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