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Rice, Weatherford on why they're donating brains to science (VIDEO)

When it comes to down-playing concussions, the atmosphere and awareness in the NFL has evolved recently. Former NFL wide receiver Sidney Rice -- who played seven seasons with the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks -- noticed the difference when he broke into the league back in 2007. "No one was really paying a lot of attention to concussions," Rice said during a recent interview...
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Sidney Rice and Steve Weatherford Announce They Will Be Donating Their Brains to Science

Concussions and the lingering effects many players suffer from long after their playing days are done are still a hot topic in the NFL. In order to better understand what happens to the brain some players have donated theirs after they pass away so scientists can study them. Two players, one active and one retired, recently announced that they will be donating their brains to the...
Via FatManWriting
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Rice, Steve Weatherford to donate brains for research

Former NFL wide receiver Sidney Rice announced recently that he’s donating his brain for medical research following his death. In doing so, Rice had this to say: I had my fair share of fun in the NFL. Unfortunately, I wasn’t educated enough on (what) concussions can lead to. The brain studies by the doctors will be huge to help, maybe prevent.” Rice went on to indicate...
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Steve Weatherford and Sidney Rice Will Donate Their Brains To Science

I'm donating my brain post mortem for scientific research. Think about your brain health and check out @MEsportsUSA. #EHT — Steve Weatherford (@Weatherford5) March 3, 2015 On Tuesday, Giants punter Steve Weatherford and former wide receiver Sidney Rice announced that they will donate their brains to science to study the relationship between chronic traumatic encephalopathy Article...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ripped New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford named most fit NFL player

It’s truly amazing sometimes seeing the shape that professional athletes are in. Some more than others. This is New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford: via imgur.com If you can believe it, Weatherford was recently named the most fit NFL player by Muscle & Fitness magazine. Who would ever have imagined? You may also be interested in: Ripped New York Giants punter Steve...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants punter's Twitter account hacked by Eagles fan?

It's no secret that New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford has one of the NFL's most active Twitter accounts. On Tuesday, his followers were stunned when he posted, "The Giants are stink and I'm no good! Fly eagles fly!"It didn't take long for everyone to surmise that the out of character tweet presumably came from a Philadelphia Eagles fan who hacked into Weatherford's Twitter...
Via The Other Paper
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford is No Joke When it Comes to Leg Press

When people typically think of punters they--oh, let's face it. Most folks don't think of punters unless they are getting a kick blocked or something. Anyway...that is not the case with New York Giants punter. Besides being a heck of a guy that does what he can in the community the man trains like he's a defensive lineman or something. Here he is doing sets of 10 on leg press with...
Via FatManWriting
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

It Was a Prom Filled Weekend for 31-Year Old New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford

It's become a pretty common thing for football players, cheerleaders, and celebrities to get hit up by kids looking for prom dates. Every request can't be answered of course and in all fairness few can even be granted--but sometimes they are granted. Back in April Giants punter Steve Weatherford was asked by a young fan if he go--and he said yes. Over the weekend it was time to...
Via FatManWriting
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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