PROPOSED NFL CONCUSSION SETTLEMENT

•Would cover more than 20,000 retired NFL players, including roughly 4,500 who were in lawsuits consolidated for the settlement.

•Ex-players or their estates would be eligible for monetary awards depending on the nature of the brain impairment, age at diagnosis and number of seasons played.

•The NFL makes no admission of guilt.

•The settlement, which would last for 65 years, could pay out nearly $1 billion.