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NFL makes some headway

Concussion plan to be put in place

By Christopher L. Gasper
Globe Staff / June 20, 2007

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In response to the troubling cases of ex-NFL players such as Patriots linebacker Ted Johnson and mounting evidence of the long-term deleterious effects of concussions, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced yesterday at the league's concussion summit in Chicago that when training camps open up this summer, a "whistle-blower" system will be in place to protect players. (Full article: 764 words)

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