Dexter Manley talks concussion risks

WASHINGTON – The culture of concussions is changing in modern sports and a Redskins legend is warning student athletes about the serious risks associated with concussions.

Schools around the country are working to prevent and diminish the effects of concussions among student athletes as more and more research demonstrates the severe and lasting toll concussions can have on young brains.

Redskins’ legend Dexter Manley has a message for youngsters beginning to play contact sports after he has had two brain surgeries in the last seven years.

Dexter Manley shares his battle with brain surgeries

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WTOP’s Kristi King reports.

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