Around the league
SEAHAWKS: Microsoft co-founder and Seahawks owner Paul Allen said Thursday he will pay for a two-year, $2.4 million study into whether repeated blows to the head can lead to dementia. Researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science and the University of Washington will examine donated brains to look for links between head injuries and later health problems like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
VIKINGS: Adrian Peterson says he plans on playing against Green Bay on Sunday despite a sore groin that has taken away some of his explosiveness.
COLTS: Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay and his wife of 33 years are ending their marriage. Meg Irsay filed a divorce petition Thursday citing an “irretrievable breakdown” of the marriage. The couple married Aug. 2, 1980. They have been separated for a decade.