Trauma to brain of NFL’s Aaron Hernandez was extensive: graphic

A post-mortem study of the brain of NFL star Aaron Hernandez has revealed extensive damage due to blows from playing football. Hernandez was found hanging in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts. The disgraced NFL star had been acquitted at that time of a 2012 double murder but was still incarcerated […]

Brain study of dead NFL players shows 99 percent had concussion damage

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There can no longer be any doubt that there is a definitive link between playing football and concussions. A groundbreaking study of the brains of deceased NFL players by a research team at Boston University discovered that 99 percent of the specimens show signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The condition reached national prominence after […]