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Retired Players Say NFL Skimps on Disability

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Retired Players Say NFL Skimps on Disability

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Retired Players Say NFL Skimps on Disability

Retired Players Say NFL Skimps on Disability

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A hearing in Congress will focus on claims by retired football players that they are being shortchanged in their disability payments.

A number of former players complain that the NFL Players Union routinely denies claims for benefits for injuries suffered on the playing field.

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