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This isn’t the NFL I signed up for, While We’re Waiting

The NFL is an increasingly violent sport. At what point does it turn from fun to frightening, and are we already there?

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Is Jamal Adams really the bad guy? While We’re Waiting

New York Jets rookie safety Jamal Adams made waves with his comments about player safety and his willingness to die on the field for the sport he loves. But who is really the bad guy here?

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Antwaan Randle El, concussions, and summer camp: While We’re Waiting…

Antwaan Randle El’s admission that he regrets playing football is the latest shot across the bow of the future of the NFL — and the game itself.

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Jordan Cameron out for Browns against Buccaneers

We all suspected this as a likely outcome after the hit Jordan Cameron took last week that knocked him out of the game. We all suspected it after counting them up and realizing this is Jordan Cameron’s third concussion in the past two seasons. This is where things start to get scary in and around

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While Y’all Are Waiting: A Jeremiad of Sorts

[Editor’s Note: With Craig being out today, we thought it would be awesome to have Denny Mayo return and do WWW today in Craig’s place. For those who are new to the site and may not know who Denny is, he was one of the original weekend editors at WFNY and he gave this site

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NFL News: Special throwback helmets no longer allowed

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were slated to wear their throwback ‘creamsicle’ uniforms next week, but they announced yesterday that they will not be wearing them because of a new rule. NFL.com posted a piece yesterday explaining the rule: “This offseason, we communicated a recommendation from the Head, Neck and Spine Committee and the Player Safety

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NFL News: League settles concussion lawsuits for $765 million

Thursday the league and over 4,500 former players, led by Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody reached an agreement to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $756 million dollars. The agreement must still be approved in court. The settlement will go towards medical exams, research and concussion-related compensation. Awards (to max of $675M, max of $5M/player) avail to

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Goodell: McCoy Hit Helping Change NFL Concussion Protocol

In his latest Monday Morning Quarterback, Sports Illustrated’s Peter King has a one-one-one with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, wherein they discuss the infamous Colt McCoy-concussion situation from 2011. With regard to the league’s Athletic Trainer Concussion-spotting program (ATC), the NFL also plans on furthering the use of a tablet that could possibly be implemented as

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While We’re Waiting… Terrelle Pryor’s Knee, Cavs Playoff Scenarios, and Jim Brown’s Concussion

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com “[Terrelle] Pryor is already working on strengthening the knee with weight training and drills, but shouldn’t be full speed for spring drills. In his

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