Published on September 28th, 2015 | by0
Shawne Merriman — 'I Turned Down Will Smith Concussion Movie' … Here's Why … (VIDEO)
The former San Diego Chargers linebacker says he’s convinced the movie is “definitely going to give the NFL a black eye” … but says he didn’t feel right jumping aboard the project.
The movie — set to come out in December — is supposed to blow the lid of an alleged NFL conspiracy to hide the debilitating life-long effects of concussions from players.
“I turned it down and said ‘No’ … I don’t want to be a part of it because I didn’t know how they were going to make it look.”
Still, Merriman says concussions are a problem among NFL vets — saying, “A lot of people have problems and the NFL should fix it .. period.”
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