Concussions

Panthers, Broncos Players Suffer Super Bowl ConcussionsPanthers wide receiver Corey "Philly" Brown and Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett suffered concussions during Super Bowl 50, according to the NFL.
Former LB Bill Romanowski: Most NFL Players Likely Have CTEBill Romanowski sustained 20 documented concussions, and certainly more he doesn't know about, during his 16-year NFL career as a linebacker.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Fumbles Over ConcussionsNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said there has been a "culture change" when it comes to concussions, but then made a flippant comment Friday.
NFL Critic Crashes News Conference About ConcussionsAn uninvited guest at the NFL's annual pre-Super Bowl news conference about health and safety, Chris Nowinski stood nearby and listened Thursday as one of the league's chief advisers about concussions declined to acknowledge a link between football and the brain disease called CTE.
49ers Legend Joe Montana Talks About Concussions He's SufferedFormer San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana talks about the concussions he's suffered during his football career.
NFL Players Battle Concussions To Get To The Super Bowl ChampionshipThe Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers are heading to Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara on Sunday, but the fight to get to Sunday’s big game has been especially hard for those players on both teams who have suffered concussions this season.
Former Raider Great Kenny Stabler’s Brain ‘Riddled With CTE'The researcher who conducted the study on the brain of late Raiders great Kenny Stabler said she was surprised by the number of CTE lesions in his brain.
Frank Gifford Suffered From Brain Illness Related To Football ConcussionsThe family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death.
U.S. Soccer Recommends Ban On Headers By Youngest Players As Part Of New Concussion ProtocolsThe U.S. Soccer Federation is recommending a ban on headers for players 10 and under, limits for players between 11 and 13 and having medical professionals rather than coaches make decisions on whether players suspected of concussions can remain in games.
Bay Area Star's Hit Helped Usher In NFL's New 'Edelman' Concussion Rule49ers Quarterback Blaine Gabbert took a hard blow to the head from linebacker Philip Wheeler and came out to be checked for a concussion during Sunday’s game, and a rule that stemmed from a Bay Area player’s injury nearly kept him sidelined.
Former KPIX 5 Sports Director Wayne Walker Suffering From Parkinson's Linked To NFL CareerA former National Football League star and longtime KPIX broadcaster has chosen to speak out about his personal struggle – one of the biggest challenges facing a growing number of former NFL players.
Former Cal Football Player Sues University Over Head InjuriesA former player on the Cal Bears football team is suing the university over concussions he sustained on the field.

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