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Patton Robineet
 AP Photo/Mark HumphreyPatton Robinette
threw for 1,096 yards and had 16 total touchdowns

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 Kansas City Chiefs fullback Tony Richardson slams past Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey during an NFL game in 2005. (AP Photo)

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  • Jack Miller (No. 60) said he didn't report concussions to Michigan trainers. (USATSI)

    Jack Miller (No. 60) said he didn’t report concussions to Michigan trainers. (USATSI)

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(CNN) – Here’s some background information about concussions in the NFL. Reports show an increasing number of retired NFL players who have suffered concussions developed memory and cognitive issues such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, depression and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

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Chance of concussion during 6-year NFL career

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AP Photo/Enrique Ordonez/CUARTOSCURO.COMWrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, died early Saturday, just hours after a hit in the ring during a match in Tijuana, Mexico.

 

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"It gets really disgusting": Dave Zirin unloads on Roger Goodell, concussions & NFL's demented culture

 Roger Goodell speaks at a news conference to address domestic violence issues and the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy, in New York, September 19, 2014. (Credit: Reuters/Mike Segar)

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