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    Inside Story Americas - Is American football too violent?

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The US National football league is accused of concealing information linking American football to long-term brain damage. Thousands of former players have filed a lawsuit demanding the NFL be held accountable. However, while most fans accept that more needs to be done to protect the players, an overwhelming percentage say they will keep coming back to watch the game. Can more be done to insure the safety of professional and young players, or is the game of American football simply too violent? How important is player safety for the NFL?