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Code of silence

To most players, concussions are just part of the game. And so is hiding them

Updated: November 23, 2010, 6:25 PM ET
By Tim Keown | ESPN The Magazine

Tests can be administered. Requirements can be imposed. But when it comes to the NFL's ability to protect players from the dangers of concussions, the league faces a formidable obstacle: a locker-room culture that values strength above all.

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