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NFL players union wants Chargers doctor replaced

Updated: February 1, 2013, 12:19 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- The NFL Players Association wants the San Diego Chargers to replace team doctor David Chao, who lost a malpractice lawsuit last summer and is facing an attempt to have his medical license suspended or revoked.

NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said at a pre-Super Bowl news conference Thursday that Chao's troubles are an example of why the union wants the NFL to set up a system to verify the credentials of all team medical personnel.

"The players of the National ...

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