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cte on svu

12/08/11 , , , ,

tonight’s law & order: svu focused on a former football star suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy.  watching it, my thoughts immediately went to two-time superbowl champion dave duerson.  after 11 seasons in the nfl, duerson began to show signs of cte (depression, dementia) but the disease can only be fully diagnosed post-mortem.  he ultimately committed suicide last february, shooting himself in the chest to preserve his brain for cte research.  duerson’s suicide and later confirmed diagnosis for cte served as a somber reminder that nfl players (and their families) have a lot more on the line each sunday than money and wins.  for more on duerson & the effects of cte, check out the article below.

Duerson’s Brain Trauma Diagnosed – NYTimes


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