NFL players worry about rising health care costs during lockout

    Anyone you share the bus with in the morning could be without health insurance: the single mom taking her weary kids to school, the well-dressed college grad hoping for a successful interview, the NFL player enroute to the gym.

    OK, so you’re probably not sharing the bus with any NFL players. But they’re worried about insurance, too.
    The NFL lockout has new, lower-paid players worried about health care coverage, WHYY’s Carolyn Beeler reports. The injury-prone athletes and their growing families are mostly using COBRA benefits to get by.

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