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Report: Gale Sayers sues NFL

Updated: September 20, 2013, 11:30 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Former Chicago Bears great Gale Sayers has sued the NFL, becoming the latest former player to hold the league accountable for health problems stemming from head injuries.

In the lawsuit, which the Chicago Tribune reported was filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago on Friday, Sayers said the league failed to protect him from "devastating concussive head traumas" and that he now suffers from headaches and short-term memory loss.

Sayers' lawsuit claims the NFL did not sufficiently ...

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