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Kenny Stills asks for reactions from fans on Concussion movie

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills saw Concussion recently. He asked for fans reactions on Twitter.

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Somewhere around Star War Episode VII's release, there was also the release of Concussion, a movie that takes a look at the impacts of head trauma within the NFL and how repeated concussions can impact a player's future health. The movie, which is garnering star Will Smith award considerations, is one that could help fans better understand the issues with the NFL and some of the changes the league is making for player safety.

There has been mixed reactions to the movie's release, with many fans of the game saying they will not see the movie because of the theme of the movie. There are some who want to see the movie to get a better understanding of Dr. Bennet Omalu's work.

One person who did see the movie recently was Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills, who the asked for fan reactions to the film:

He got several responses, some from people who did not intend to ever see the movie, and some who had already seen it:

The most interesting part, of course, was Stills' own thoughts on the movie.

If players go into the movie and get a better understanding of the dangers of head injuries, and see why the NFL is trying to prevent concussions to such a degree, maybe the movie will actually help the league. The common wisdom is that the league wants to pretend the movie does not exist and that they hope no one sees it. After one player's reaction to it, however, maybe the league needs players, at least, to see it.

Will you see the movie? Have you seen it? What did you think?