NFL Wants Your Brain?

December 20, 2009 at 12:47 pm (Sports) (, , , )

This is your brain on Sundays

Associated Press

The NFL is partnering with Boston University brain researchers who have been critical of the league’s stance on concussions, The Associated Press learned Sunday.

The league now plans to encourage current and former NFL players to agree to donate their brains to the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, which has said it found links between repeated head trauma and brain damage in boxers, football players and, most recently, a former NHL player.

Check out ESPN

It’s about time. Mike Dikta and many others have been pleading for this for years. It’s a disgrace that the NFL has waited this long to research, let alone aide ex-players falling on hard times due to their injuries suffered during their time in the league.

My mind always thinks of  Andre Waters when this issue comes up.


1 Comment

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