In 2002, former teammate of Pittsburgh Steelers soccer group, Mike Webster, is discovered lifeless in his personal automobile. Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith), a coroner Allegheny County based mostly in Pennsylvania, is designated to deal with Webster’s post-mortem and discovers that he has extreme mind harm. He lastly reached the conclusion that Webster died of a illness which it defines as persistent traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and it happens on account of a number of blows to the pinnacle.
With the assistance of a former Steelers crew physician, Julian Bailes (Alec Baldwin), a neurologist colleague named Steven T. DeKosky (Eddie Marsan) and the native coroner Cyril Wecht (Albert Brooks), Omalu revealed a paper on the discoveries it did, however they’re beginning rejected by the NFL (Professional Football League) as a result of it endangers all that’s American soccer and the best way to take into consideration the protection of footballers.
Over the following few years, Omalu found that three different former NFL gamers who died, Terry Long, Justin Strzelczyk and Andre Waters, exhibited signs much like these of Webster. He lastly manages to persuade NFL commissioner newly appointed Roger Goodell (Luke Wilson) to current his findings to a committee on the security of the gamers. Despite all of the proof offered, the NFL nonetheless doesn’t take it into consideration on Omalu; ba not even enable him to enter the corridor to take the presentation, forcing Bailes to do in his place. Subsequently, there may be strain on Omalu’s dispense along with his concepts.