A boston university study found greater risks of brain-related problems from playing tackle football before age 12. After 25 years of playing football, six of them in the nfl, former minnesota viking greg delong feels like a walking time bomb who could end up with brain disease from all the hits he took. In a study published in the journal of the american medical association, researchers diagnosed cte in 110 of 111 deceased nfl players. A new study of deceased nfl players' brains found cte damage in 110 out of 111 concussion expert dr chris nowinski on the dangers of football.
A study of nfl retirees found that those who began playing tackle football when they were younger than 12 increased their risk of developing memory and thinking problems later in life. Cte was found in 110 brains of 111 deceased former nfl players the study is the largest of its kind, and focused on the brains of 202 deceased former football players.
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A study showing 110 out of 111 nfl players examined posthumously had cte will give many pause about letting their play football -- and give many pause about watching it.