Saints Preseason News, 8/29/13: NFL Reaches $765 Million Settlement In Concussion Lawsuit

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Looks like Goodell and the owners were finally able to shut this lawsuit down and for less than $1 billion. SARCASM - I hope their dishonest destruction of the Saints' 2012 season, all in the advertised name of player safety but clearly more to help them against this lawsuit, helped - END SARCASM. In other news, the Saints' back-up players take on the Dolphins' back-up players tonight in the final preseason game week of the season.

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Around the league

NFL reaches $765 million settlement in concussion lawsuit | ProFootballTalk
In a dramatic development staving off what could have been years of costly litigation, the NFL has settled lawsuits brought by thousands of former players over brain injuries suffered on the field. Former U.S.

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In early August, 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said the jury was still out in terms of whether cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha would have a role on defense with the team in 2013.

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With the deadline for NFL rosters to be cut to the final 53-man limit coming Saturday at 6 p.m., the Bucs have little more than tonight's game against Washington to use as an evaluation tool.

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