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Published August 15, 2013
PILING ON: In DC, Nathan Fenno reports former NFLer Clinton Portis is "the lead plaintiff in an 83-player lawsuit" against the NFL "over head injuries." The suit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and other plaintiffs include former NFLers Daunte Culpepper and Carnell "Cadillac" Williams. The suit claims that Portis "suffers from headaches, among other problems, and is 'at heightened risk of developing further adverse neurological symptoms in the future'" (WASHINGTON TIMES, 8/15).