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CTE Debate Continues in the NFL: Head Injuries Force Players to Pick Long-Term Health or Money

Retired San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland was one of the first to retire from professional football early in his career. CTE and mental health issues threaten every NFL player despite 15-yard penalties for headshots. 

Teddy Campbell, Maroon-News Staff

September 28, 2017

With the return of the NFL and college football this fall, so too returns the talk about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and the inherent danger of our country’s most dangerous sport. CTE is a disease caused by repeated hits to the head, which over time causes permanent damage to the brain....

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