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Old 10-17-2013, 12:57 AM   #21
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Default Re: Frontline. League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis

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Compared to what they rake in on a weekly basis, that's peanuts. The upper echelon of the NFL reminds me of the cast of rich cronies in Rollerball with Jimmy Caan.
On a side note, it's quite scary how prescient that film has become. A lot of it was really on the mark.
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If you don't think football is "dangerous", then your brain is already messed up. It's the risk they take. Nobody forced them to play...
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Haven't seen the documentary yet, but it should be really easy to confirm if it's roids. Just examine the brains of guys who roid but don't play contact sports.

BTW, I had a friend who was a bigtime weightlifter and he talked about how lots of guys roided so much they had the same kinds of mental issues and aggression.
That's what I am interested in, if it "is" from the roids...
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Old 10-18-2013, 03:40 PM   #24
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Default Re: Frontline. League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis

After watching it, I've just connected why the players wear the shaded visors. I think it's safe to assume that guys wearing shaded visors are playing with their bells rung all the time.
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