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Tyler Sash / Bennett Omalu / Barnett #1169717

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 02, 2016
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Now five days ahead of Super Bowl 50 the NFL is studying how to deal with a 58 percent increase in concussions, from 115 during the 2014 season to one hundred and eighty two in 2015. This after the league already cracked down on helmet to helmet hits. John Blackstone is looking into this. After former New York Giant Tyler Sash died at the age of 27. Doctors were shocked to discover he had a degenerative brain disease unusually advanced in someone so young. His mother Barnett blames football. The...
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John Blackstone
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00:02:46

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