February 02, 2007

More Football

Dark Days Follow Hard-Hitting Career in N.F.L.
Published: February 2, 2007

Former New England Patriot Ted Johnson has symptoms comparable to early Alzheimer's -- as did Andre Waters, whom I blogged about earlier.

This article has a nifty graphic on concussions. Apparently Johnson had several "dings" or mini-concussions shortly after a major one, which he & some doctors feel are leading to his depression and other cognitive problems.

Food for thought this Superbowl weekend.

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