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Dave Duerson's family seeks delay for opt-out date in NFL concussion deal
Dave Duerson's family seeks delay for opt-out date in NFL concussion deal

Attorneys for the family of late Chicago Bears defensive back Dave Duerson filed an emergency motion Friday to delay the Oct. 14 deadline for retired NFL players and their families to opt out of the proposed NFL concussion deal. The motion, filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, seeks to have the date postponed until after the Nov. 19 fairness hearing on the settlement in front of U.S. District Judge Anita Brody. “Many former NFL Players cannot, and will not, comprehend the ramifications of such a critical decision by that time,” the motion said. The move is the latest in a growing legal conflict over the deal granted preliminary approval in July. Last week,...

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