Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 1/30/13
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A lot has been made about the safety of the NFL, where it’s been, and where it’s going.  Many guys who have played the game now feel deceived by it after suffering later on in life or as other players have experienced having brain issues. Junior Seau of course committed suicide last year, and in the wake of that, his estate is suing the NFL for misleading players and for the brain disease CTE, playing the main part in him taking his life. Ed Reed is playing in his first Super Bowl and enjoyed every part of media day.  Reed who has constantly gone back and forth with the league in regards to the rules and how it affects the players feels that bumps, bruises and other post career ramifications sometimes come with a game so physical. Reed was asked about Seau and whether or not he signed up for the symptoms that eventually would help lead him to take his own life.  Reed’s response according to NFL.com, “Seau understood the risk, he signed up for it.” “I feel effects from it,” Reed said...
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