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Did the players get played?

They should have used their leverage to get more in concussion settlement

Originally Published: August 29, 2013
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

The most important thing to remember about leverage is that, for some people, it doesn't come around very often. You have to be ready to capitalize when it's on your side, and you definitely can't worry about how the other guy might feel in the end.

Smart businesspeople know leverage means everything in a public squabble. That's why it's so hard to fathom why the retired players suing the NFL over concussions were willing to squander the power they held.

Now that the players ...

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