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Brain study finds 76 of 79 deceased NFL players had CTE

Researchers at the nation’s largest brain bank have concluded a study on the brains of... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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OTL: Jovan Belcher's Brain Had CTE Traces

((HT: ESPN-OTL/Delsohn))Steve Delsohn's story on the two years since the death of Kansas City Chief Jovan Belcher, really, is no surprise.In 2012, Belcher would kill his wife and child in the early morning hours of December 1st. The ensuing investigation after the exhuming of his body yielded the possibility of the Tau protein in his brain that is an indicator of CTE.The hook...
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Autopsy reveals Chiefs LB Belcher had CTE damage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain injuries. Belcher, 25, killed Kasandra Perkins on Dec. 1, 2012, in the couple&...
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Doctor Says Jovan Belcher Suffered From CTE at Time of Murder-Suicide

On a day where the Kansas City Chiefs host the New England Patriots, some revealing news about former Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher has came out. In 2012, Belcher killed his girlfriend before committing suicide in the parking lot at Arrowhead Stadium. According to a neuropathologist, Belcher had brain damage.  In a report obtained by “Outside the Lines,” Dr. Piotr Kozlowski...
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Autopsy: Jovan Belcher had CTE at time of murder-suicide in 2012

  An autopsy performed a year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his baby's mother and himself found the 25-year-old sustained the same kind of brain damage that has turned up in other NFL players. Belcher fatally shot 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins on Dec. 1, 2012, in the couple's Kansas City home before driving to Arrowhead Stadium and killing himself...
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Autopsy shows Chiefs LB Belcher had brain damage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) An autopsy performed a year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his baby's mother and himself found the 25-year-old sustained the same kind of brain damage that has turned up in other NFL players. Belcher fatally shot 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins on Dec. 1, 2012, in the couple's Kansas City home before driving to Arrowhead Stadium...
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Jovan Belcher’s brain reportedly showed signs of CTE

Jovan Belcher, the former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker who shot and killed his girlfriend nearly two years ago before committing suicide, may have suffered from a condition known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to ESPN’s Outside the Lines, Dr. Piotr Kozlowski, a neuropathologist, wrote in a report that he detected neurofibrillary tangles of tau protein […]
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Report: Jovan Belcher likely suffered from CTE

According to the Kansas City star, former Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely suffered from CTE prior to him murdering his fiancé and than taking his own life just last year. A post-mortem analysis of Jovan Belcher’s brain found the 25-year-old linebacker was likely suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, The Star has learned. Belcher was a starting linebacker for...
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Report: Jovan Belcher likely had CTE

Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who killed his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself at the team facility in 2012, showed signs of CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) when his body was exumed for further testing a year after his death. This report from ESPN’s Outside the Lines details what doctors found when they studied Belcher’s brain posthumously...
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Jovan Belcher likely had CTE, according to post-mortem brain exam

A post-mortem analysis of Jovan Belcher’s brain found the 25-year-old linebacker was likely suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, The Star has learned. Belcher was a starting linebacker for the Chiefs who shot and killed his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, then himself on Dec. 1, 2012. CTE is a degenerative disease found to cause dementia, aggression, confusion and depression...
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