FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly (59) is taken off the field after being injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, in Charlotte, N.C. Kuechly has missed nine games in the past two seasons because of concussions.
FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly (59) is taken off the field after being injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, in Charlotte, N.C. Kuechly has missed nine games in the past two seasons because of concussions. Bob Leverone AP file, 2016
FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly (59) is taken off the field after being injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, in Charlotte, N.C. Kuechly has missed nine games in the past two seasons because of concussions. Bob Leverone AP file, 2016

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