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Dan Backs Out

Dan Backs Out
Posted June 4th, 2014 @ 12:49pm

Former Dolphins QB Dan Marino is withdrawing from a group lawsuit against the NFL for concussions. 

We told you yesterday that he had joined 14 other players to sue the league. 

What happened since has been described as this:

Marino did not realize that he would be listed as a plaintiff in concussion litigation filed against the National Football League when he authorized a claim to be filed in case he ever needs medical care for brain trauma. 

The Hall of Famer has said in the past that he had at least two concussions during his 17 year career.  There's no shortage of speculation as to whether there was another explanation for Marino dropping out of the case:

Several media outlets have reported that Dan may have been surprised by the reaction to his joining the suit and became concerned that his involvement would jeopardize a possible future position on the Miami Dolphins staff. 

For more on that, check out this report from the Miami Herald.Photo: Getty Images

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