by Kieran McQuilkin

A 13-year veteran of the NFL is taking his concussion-fighting technology far beyond the playing field for which it was first intended. When Shawn Springs was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the late 1990s, billionaires had yet to sprout from technology companies that would soon establish the city as an innovation hub. But one new-to-town billionaire, the late Paul Allen, bought the franchise for $194 million in 1997, fighting to keep it in Seattle because of his belief in its breakout potential.

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