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Tuesday Jul 22 | City Pages

Former Vikings lineman takes on NFL players union over concussions

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe once again hurled himself into the Twin Cities football spotlight last week, threatening to file a lawsuit against his former team for wrongfully firing him over his support for LGBT rights.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

5 former NFL players sue union over concussions

Five former NFL players, including six-time Pro Bowl defensive end Neil Smith, are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

NFL notebook

Five former NFL players, including six-time Pro Bowl defensive end Neil Smith, are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries.

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CBS Sports

Ex-players Ballard, Westbrooks suing NFLPA

In the past few years, thousands of former NFL players have sued the league, saying that for years it had concealed the dangers of head injuries.

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Bellingham Herald

Former NFL players sue union over concussions

The lawsuit was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, with both claiming the NFL Players Association "withheld information from the players about the risks of head injuries."

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