CTE

  • Could the NFL ever be safe?

    The National Football League has had 47 rule changes since 2002 aimed at preventing injuries and improving players’ overall safety Those rules have been geared more toward protecting the head and neck in light of recent studies which have found brain injury and CTE in former players 2017 was...
  • Researcher: Aaron Hernandez’s brain impacted by CTE

    Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered substantial damage to parts of the brain that affect memory, judgment and behavior from the most severe case of a degenerative disease linked to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, director of...
  • WATCH: Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez Had Advanced Brain Disease

          BOSTON — Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and his attorney said Thursday that the player’s daughter is suing the NFL and the New England Patriots for leading Hernandez to...
  • Former Oakland Raiders face anguish in their final days after NFL battering!

    One by one, they’re dying. Then came the jarring words last week of Jim Plunkett telling the San Jose Mercury News, “My life sucks. It’s not fun being in this body right now. Everything hurts.” I’m shaking my head, but I know the truth, and so do you. The...
  • NFL Wives’ Secret Sisterhood on Facebook! See Their Story!

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The chatter runs the gamut from the practical to the profound, from sharing recipes and finding a home in a new city to dealing with a husband’s growing dementia and applying for medical benefits. Touchy topics like alcoholism, depression and spousal abuse come up, too, mixed...
  • Jamal Adams Says Football Field Perfect Place to Die in Response to CTE Question!!!!

    New York Jets rookie defensive back Jamal Adams called the football field a “perfect place to die” after being asked about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) during a fan event Monday. Andy Vasquez of NorthJersey.com passed along Adams’ response to the inquiry about one of the NFL’s hot-button topics and...