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Kyle Turley House Judiciary Committee Holds Field Hearing On Football Head Injuries
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Kyle Turley, Former NFL Lineman, Testifies That NFL Not Properly Treating Head Injuries

By JJ Duncan on
The House Judiciary Committee listened Monday as former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley described how players were rushed back onto the field too soon after head injuries. Turley said that after receiving a particularly bad concussion while playing for the St. Louis Rams, he was cleared for full-contact drills while still suffering from severe headaches. "Frustrated with being injured and wanting to prove my toughness to my teammates and coaches, I used my head more aggressively than I...Read Full Story

Kyle Turley Testimony

By JJ Duncan on
The House Judiciary Committee listened Monday as former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley described how players were rushed back onto the field too soon after head injuries. Turley said that after receiving a particularly bad concussion while playing for the St. Louis Rams, he was cleared for full-contact drills while still suffering from severe headaches. "Frustrated with being injured and wanting to prove my toughness to my teammates and coaches, I used my head more aggressively than I...Read Full Story