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Players to be given brain activity exams

Updated: February 25, 2010, 6:26 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- The focus on head injuries in pro football is turning to this year's potential draft picks.

For the first time, all 329 invited players at this week's NFL scouting combine will be given a baseline brain activity exam -- called the ImPACT test -- and will likely face more grilling than previous classes did about their concussion histories. Those implementing the changes call it smart football.

"We're testing everybody, not just at-risk athletes who have had more than ...

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