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Lawyers: NFL concussion deal excludes central brain injury 

Lawyers appealing the NFL’s $1 billion plan to address concussion-linked injuries in former players asked a court Thursday to reject the settlement because it excludes what they call the signature brain disease of football. Critics insist that any settlement include future payments for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the brain decay found in dozens of former players after their deaths. “CTE was the soundpiece of the original (legal) complaint,” lawyer Steven F. Molo argued ..

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