Concussion Watch - Archive
NFL head injuries are down in 2014, as compared to the previous two years, but the league still struggles to keep some concussed players off the field.
December 5, 2014
Retired NFL players could qualify for payments as high as $5 million under a proposed settlement in the league's long-running concussion lawsuit. Here's how.
November 19, 2014
The nation's largest brain bank focused on the crippling disease known as CTE has now found the condition in 96 percent of players it has tested posthumously.
September 30, 2014
If data from the past two years is any guide, more than 150 NFL players will suffer a concussion this NFL season.
September 19, 2014
Judge Anita Brody's preliminary approval means that more than 18,000 players and their beneficiaries will now vote on the deal.
July 7, 2014
The agreement comes nearly seven months after a U.S. District Court judge rejected an initial settlement, saying she did not believe that the $675 million set aside for damages would cover every player who may need aid.
June 25, 2014
Which positions are most likely to be injured? Why are one-third of all concussions left off NFL injury reports? Here are five takeaways from FRONTLINE's "Concussion Watch" project.
February 4, 2014
The 2013-14 season was supposed to be the year the NFL put its concussion crisis behind it. Instead, it may now be remembered as the year the taboo around football head injuries was all but erased.
January 30, 2014
A federal judge has rejected a $765 million settlement between the NFL and thousands of former players, ruling that the agreement may not go far enough to cover every player who may need aid.
January 14, 2014
NFL Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure is one of three players to test positive for signs of the crippling brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
November 7, 2013
High school football players are nearly twice as likely as college players to suffer a concussion either in a game or at practice, according to a new study funded by the NFL.
October 31, 2013
Less than three years since retiring, the legendary quarterback has become one of the most high profile players to acknowledge he has experienced health problems stemming from repeated concussions in the NFL.
October 26, 2013