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Will Smith is starring in a film about NFL’s concussion problem

Will Smith is ready to tackle the NFL’s concussion problem as he is in talks to star in the untitled drama based on the GQ article “Game Brain” for Scott Free and Sony. Peter Landesman (“Parkland”) is on board to write and direct. According to Variety.com, Smith will be the doctor who finds out about […] The post Will Smith is starring in a film about NFL’s concussion...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Dorsett: I’m going to beat CTE

Former NFL running back Tony Dorsett told Wolf Blitzer of CNN that he’s going to beat CTE after recently being diagnosed with the disease. Dorsett was also asked if he would play football knowing what he knows now.  He replied by saying that he would have still played. As tragic as CTE is,  it’s interesting to hear a lot of players say the same thing as Dorsett.       Need...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tony Dorsett, Joe DeLamielleure, Leonard Marshall Diagnosed With CTE in Life in UCLA Study

As the battle over determining the prevalence and causes of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, continues, more names are being added to the list of former NFL players said to have the degenerative brain disease. Former football players Tony Dorsett and Joe DeLamielleure, both Hall of Famers, and Leonard Marshall, a former All-Pro, have been diagnosed as having signs of CTE...
Via NESN.com
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dorsett, others reveal CTE symptoms

Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett confirmed he has been diagnosed with signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the degenerative brain disease that has been linked to concussions and the suicides of former football players. Dorsett's condition was revealed by doctors on ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday, as were the diagnoses of fellow Hall of Famer Joe...
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett showing signs of CTE

Tweet Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett has been diagnosed by the UCLA medical clinic with symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a brain condition that is caused by head trauma and has been linked to memory loss, depression and dementia, per a report from ESPN’s “Outside the Lines“. The former Cowboys running back said that...
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Dorsett The Latest Diagnosed With CTE

There are jokes that can be made about emotional outbursts, depression, thoughts of suicide, dementia and loss of short term memory. Even more when they are tied to Pitt football. But not when they are related to Tony Dorsett and his recent diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The three former stars underwent brain scans and clinical evaluations during the past three...
Via Pitt Blather
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Dorsett, other former NFL players diagnosed with signs of CTE

  According to ESPN’s Outside the Lines,  former NFL players Tony Dorsett, Joe DeLamielleure, and and Leonard Marshall all have been diagnosed with having signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. The three former stars underwent brain scans and clinical evaluations over the past three months at UCLA, as did an unidentified ex-player whose test results are not yet available...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Dallas Cowboys legend is struggling bad with CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy)

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is a form of encephalopathy that is a progressive degenerative disease, which can only be definitively diagnosed postmortem, in individuals with a history of multiple concussions and other forms of head injury. The disease was previously called dementia pugilistica (DP), as it was initially found in those with a history of boxing. CTE has...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 06, 2013  |  2 Comments

Tony Dorsett and me: A personal football journey

Greatest Ever! I was 15 years old when the Dallas Cowboys pulled off the greatest trade in team history (the greatest at the time, that is) and snagged the 2nd pick in the first round from the Seattle Seahawks. With that pick, the Cowboys selected Tony Dorsett from the University of Pittsburgh. Dorsett was, at the time, the all-time leading rusher in NCAA history. He had just lead...
Via Silver and BlueBlood
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Buy Tony Dorsett’s Texas House For Only $950K; Pool Has Waterfall!

NFL Hall of Famer and former Dallas Cowboy Tony Dorsett has placed his Frisco, Texas house on the market. The house is shockingly affordable at $950,000 and is located about a half hour north of downtown Dallas. The house was built in 1999 and it doesn’t look like the former Heisman winner has done much work on it since. Sure it’s nice, but it has that classic 90′s look to...
Via Busted Coverage
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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