Mark Rypien is lead plaintiff in lawsuit against NFL over head injuries

One of 15 Redskins who are part of suit

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Mr. Rypien’s lawsuit covers eight counts including, like many of the other lawsuits, conspiracy to defraud, fraud and negligence.

In 1995, Mr. Rypien told USA Today that he sustained two concussions in his career.

“I thought that was two too many,” he said.

• Rich Campbell contributed to this report.

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