Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 11/11/14
This is by no means an article to disrespect the sensitivity of the circumstances surrounding the death of Dave Duerson or any other NFL athlete undergoing brain trauma from their years in the league. The residual brain trauma that caused the eventual suicide of former Chicago Bears S Dave Duerson is one of the great tragedies in the sporting landscape of America. This case is now magnified and intensified as a litany of accusations arise in the new “Bounty” scandal surrounding the NFL. These two cases of course are intertwined with the ongoing investigation and subsequent action taken surrounding the repetitive concussions caused by massive helmet to helmet hits in the NFL. The family of S Dave Duerson (and a great safety at that) and others are taking to suing the NFL over the wrongful death of Duerson. Duerson shot himself in the chest in an obvious suicide, going to the lengths of preserving his brain to have it studied. While Duerson’s suicide is a tragedy, at leas...
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