Redskins cornerback David Amerson says he will play on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans one week after sustaining a concussion in a game at Arizona.
A lead scientist studying the brains of deceased athletes with brain trauma has criticized the proposed NFL concussion settlement, because it would not compensate retirees who exhibit mood swings, aggression, depression or other aberrant behavior.
While searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.
The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.
Seven retired NFL players are objecting to a proposed settlement of concussion claims, calling it a “lousy deal” for ex-players whose symptoms don’t qualify them for compensation.
The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.
Clinton Says She Uses Blood Thinners To Treat Blood Clot Discovered During Concussion Hospitalization
Clinton says she has no lingering effects from a concussion she suffered in late 2012.
Hall of Fame member and former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino is suing the NFL over concussions, the Los Angeles Times reports
Two former Redskins are among a group of seven ex-NFL players challenging the league’s concussion lawsuit settlement.
Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.