Found December 03, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
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The NFL has taken steps over the past few years toward preventing head injuries and “cleaning up” the game, so to speak, but for what reason? On the surface, it would appear that the league cares about player safety. However, anyone who pays attention knows that former players have been suing the league. If the NFL wants to stop dishing out money for settlements like these ones, it needs to at least give off the appearance that it cares about the long-term health of its employees. Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed does not want fans to be fooled into thinking safety is the NFL’s priority. “All of a sudden, the NFL is starting to get sued for all the stuff they haven’t protected over the years, and they haven’t done … now you want to take it out on us?” Reed asked after the Ravens’ win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, via SI.com. “Take it out on yourself. It’s easy for them to do the things they’re doing, fining us and make us look bad, like we’re the bad guy, when we’re not. “If they
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