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Turley challenges active players to give to fund

Updated: November 27, 2007, 5:49 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Some NFL players will donate part of their paychecks from the league's Dec. 23 games to help needy retired players.

Kansas City Chiefs lineman Kyle Turley said at a news conference to announce the plan Tuesday at Mike Ditka's restaurant that he will donate his entire $25,000 paycheck.

Ditka has been vocal in publicizing the plight of former players who struggle with the effects of lingering physical problems.

"We make a lot of money playing this game and it's ...

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