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Ron Cook: Head trauma issues surface once more in NFL

Ben Roethlisberger is expected to play next season, his 14th with the Steelers. But what if Roethlisberger surprises everyone by retiring? Could you blame him? He has been a big part of two Super Bowl wins. He has Hall of Fame creds. He has made a fortune and has an estimated net worth of $70 million. Wouldn't you think about walking away from a brutal game with your health if you were him? When you have three young children at home? When you want to be able to do things with them and their children instead of being physically limited?

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Players join quarterback Colin Kaepernick in racial injustice protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem to shed light on racial injustice. His actions have spread across the NFL as other players are showing signs of support.
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Players join quarterback Colin Kaepernick in racial injustice protest 1:35

Players join quarterback Colin Kaepernick in racial injustice protest

Bud Dupree on his rookie season 1:23

Bud Dupree on his rookie season

AJ McCarron takes over 2:05

AJ McCarron takes over

Andy Dalton on thumb injury 2:16

Andy Dalton on thumb injury