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"Concussion" Trailer Still Has People Talking, Wondering How NFL Will Respond

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The upcoming release of Columbia Pictures' "Concussion," which focuses on brain trauma in football, has the "potential to do what a Hall of Famer's suicide, protracted lawsuits and reams of scientific data could not: present the horrors of football's concussion crisis in such simple and compelling ...

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