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The NFL's time limit on when players' families can be compensated

Terry Bradshaw #12 and Mike Webster #52 of the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Dallas Cowboys during Super Bowl XIII.
Mike Webster #52 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during Super Bowl XIII. Photo: Focus on Sport / Getty Images

The NFL reached an agreement that compensation would not be awarded to families of players which had "severe cognitive and neurological problems" that died before 2006, the New York Times reports.