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Purple People Eaters member Gary Larsen opens up about concussions


An interview with Gary Larsen, one of the famed Purple People Eaters from the late 1960’s, early ’70’s, appeared today on Deadspin. In it, Larsen talks about his current life and looks back on how concussions were treated when he played for the Vikings.

Here’s an excerpt from the interview, which can be found here:

“When we played you got hit and you were groggy and you went over to the sideline and sat down, and you would get an…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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