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A medical report, obtained by "Outside the Lines," shows that the brain of former Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher -- who fatally shot his girlfriend before killing himself -- had signs consistent with CTE, a brain disease triggered by repeated head trauma.September 30, 2014
NFL greats Tony Dorsett, Joe DeLamielleure and Leonard Marshall recently received the diagnosis that they have signs of CTE, the degenerative brain disease linked to depression and dementia and attributed by some scientists to head trauma.April 05, 2014
Joe DeLamielleure talks about being diagnosed with signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE.November 06, 2013
Boston University researchers have discovered 27 more cases of chronic brain damage in deceased football players, including 15 NFL players, which more than doubles the number of documented cases connecting football to long-term brain disease.December 02, 2012