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The NFL has brought to focus one of the most important and dangerous issues to player safety over the last couple years in concussions, but Detroit Lions Jahvid Best’s concussions are not the norm. There is becoming a difference between concussions every player usually develops once in their lifetime and Jahvid Best concussions that are very uncommon. When a player suffers from a concussion, they usually recover in at least a 1-3 weeks. That is why whenever you hear about a quarterback or a running back get a concussion, you rarely panic, but there are two conditions from concussions that are not readily spoken of. The first is known as cumulative concussions.… Read more
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