Skip to comments.NFL to ask its players to donate brains for study
Posted on 12/20/2009 10:23:48 AM PST by Cheap_Hessian
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.
"It's huge that the NFL actively gets behind this research," said Robert Cantu, a doctor who is a co-director of the BU center and has spoken negatively about the league in the past. "It forwards the research. It allows players to realize the NFL is concerned about the possibility that they could have this problem, and that the NFL is doing everything it can to find out about the risks and the preventive strategies that can be implemented."
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Whoo boy - talk about a target rich environment!
LOL! That headline has to win an award for being one of the funniest I’ve ever seen! :-)
The DNC has been asking it’s supporters to do the exact same thing, for decades.
Terry Bradshaw is leading by example.
(j/k, I think he’s hilarious)
In related news, the United Way has begin a campaign to get the homeless as contributors.
Hey, how come all these tiny jars say “Abby Normal?”
Is there a deadline for donations?
BU to ask its researchers to donate brains for study
Now or later?
Now we know why the NFL didn’t want Rush Limbaugh to be associated with them...
...it was all in the name of science...
...they didn’t want to blow the curve!
Isn’t this like one of those blood-turnip thingies???
before or after they sign those big $ contracts?
They’re not gonna study ‘em, they’re gonna EAT ‘em. They’re ZOMBIES!
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