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NFL sees sharp decline in concussions, hits on defenseless players

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The NFL believes players have largely learned to avoid hits to the head of defenseless players. NFL Competition Committee Co-Chair Rich McKay says that at all levels of football, players have taken to heart the rules against hitting opponents in

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Doctors advise team medical staffs to be more vigilant about concussions

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As expected, the NFL is launching an effort to improve the spotting of concussions.  The first step?  A memo telling team medical staffs to do a better job of spotting concussions. PFT has obtained a copy of the memo that

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Bears growing concerned about Chris Conte’s concussions

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Bears safety Chris Conte suffered his second concussion of the season on Sunday, and coach Marc Trestman is getting concerned. “You do have concerns when Chris has a history,” Trestman said., via ESPN “Certainly that’s relevant. When we put him

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