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Nine former Chiefs players join lawsuit

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hall of Famers Albert Lewis and Art Still are among nine former Kansas City Chiefs players who have joined a lawsuit that contends the team hid the risks of permanent brain injuries from repeated concussions.
The concussions happened between late 1987 and early 1993 when there was no NFL collective bargaining agreement in place.
Five former players filed the initial suit against the Chiefs this month, saying the team ignored decades of scientific research indicating repeated head trauma causes permanent brain damage. In the amended suit filed Saturday in Jackson County Circuit Court, the plaintiffs said Arrowhead ...


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