The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker’s suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football.
Former New England Patriot Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Junior Seau’s family has donated some of his brain tissue for research amid questions about whether damage from his football career contributed to his decision to commit suicide.
Highlights (and lowlights) from 2012 so far. Produced by WBZ NewsRadio’s Dave Mager.
The California home of former Patriots linebacker Junior Seau was burglarized last week.
Matt Light joined Gresh & Zo after he announced his retirement from the NFL to share a few stories from the New England Patriots locker room.
Junior Seau’s family is revisiting its decision to donate the former NFL linebacker’s brain for research into football-related injuries.
Barack Obama visits Afghanistan, WTC reaches new heights, and Junior Seau is remembered.
Felger and McAdam were joined by Chris Gasper of the Boston Globe to talk about the passing of Junior Seau and concussions in the NFL.
One former teammate already has an idea of what the results of the study on Junior Seau’s brain will show.