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Ex-players want to depose NFL over concussion deal
Ex-players want to depose NFL over concussion deal

In the latest dispute over the proposed NFL concussion settlement, a group of retired players has asked a federal court for permission to question the league about brain injuries and the negotiations that led to the deal. Filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia on Saturday, the request to conduct limited discovery described the negotiations as a “black box to all but the select few who participated.” The seven retired players behind the motion want to depose NFL representatives about matters that include whether the league “misled players, coaches, trainers and the public and actively spread disinformation” regarding brain injuries and how many players it...

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