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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Gene Locks
Former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien has sued the NFL over "repeated traumatic injuries to his head" sustained during his 11-season career.
"It's scary the extent to which these guys have been hurt," said Gene Locks, the plaintiffs' lead attorney. "When we played football, broken bones, busted noses, tears of tissue were kind of expected. Nobody said you'd get a head injury. These injuries are insidious, they are latent, degenerative, and it gets worse and worse as you get older in certain players."
"I think it took them too long," Mr. Locks said of Mr. Goodell's response. "They really should've done things a long time ago. They didn't."