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FRISCO, Texas — Jeff Heath says he has understood the danger of football since he was 8 years old.
“The way I see it, I have to be the aggressor,” Heath explained Monday from the ‘ locker room. “Because if I’m not, I’m going to be on the wrong end of [collisions]. It’s just something you sign up for when you play this game. You understand there are risks.”
And yet, knowing that risk doesn’t shield players like Heath from aching when they see damage