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Former players confront NFL's hard-hitting consequences

6:48 PM, Jul. 7, 2012
Green Bay Packers WR Antonio Freeman gets slammed between Detroit Lions players Lamar Campbell and Kywin Supernaw during a Dec. 12, 2000, game at Lambeau Field.
Green Bay Packers WR Antonio Freeman gets slammed between Detroit Lions players Lamar Campbell and Kywin Supernaw during a Dec. 12, 2000, game at Lambeau Field.
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At the time, you don't think about the repercussions.

Antonio Freeman never did. As a wide receiver in the National Football League, your only job is to catch the ball being thrown to you, not to worry about the hit that's coming your way.

It's what football's all about. The way you're coached from Pop Warner to the big time - grab the ball and make the play. ...

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