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At 62 , Terry Bradshaw feeling effects of concussions



Terry Bradshaw in an interview with Foxsports.com this week stated that he is feeling the effects of at least six different concussions he suffered while playing for the Steelers . Terry stated , hes having problems with his hand eye coordination as well as attention span and some memory loss . He also stated that the league needs to do more for the current players , so that they dont end up like his former Hall of Fame center Mike Webster did . Webster ended up with severe cases of dementia before he passed away , due to repeated head trauma while playing for the Steelers . I for one agree with Terry . The players from the sixties and seventies did'nt have access to the equipment that NFL players have today . Players from those eras routinely suffered concussions every week , only to be told , he just got his bell rung , he'll be ok . The very next week that same player was out on the field again . Those exact same bell rings would sideline you at least two weeks possibly longer in 2011 . The league needs to continue to give support to the players from those eras so they dont end up like Webster did , suffering from severe dementia and dieing in your fifties . Those players paid the ultimate price and now thirty years later they are broken down physically and mentally , some to the point of not even knowing they're own family members . Its a tragic ending that no player or his family should have to grow through .

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