Young players react to NFL’s $765M concussion lawsuit settlement

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Nicholas Lopez will never forget last football season in Brentwood, and the night he got a concussion playing football on Long Island.

Lopez is proof concussions aren’t only in the NFL. According to court papers, the NFL has agreed to a 765 million dollar settlement for concussion related brain injuries. The league was accused of hiding the dangers of while profiting from sports violence.

George Scheld, President of the Long Island Youth Indoor Football League said the NFL controversy has forever changed youth football.

Lopez is back on the field this season with big football dreams despite what happened to him.

The NFL did not admit any wrongdoing in the settlement.