Authors Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss their new book “League of Denial” about concussions in the NFL. They talked about what brought the issue to the forefront was largely the suicide of Junior Seau. They discussed the tipping point that lead the league to take more preventative measures for concussions. They also touched on their disappointment that ESPN dropped out after first partnering with them. They said they love the game and just want to see the players better protected.
Mike Florio of Profootballtalk.com joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they talked about Geno Smith, RGIII, Tim
Tebow, The Ravens and Junior Seau.
Dr. Kenneth First joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they talked about Robert Griffin III knee injury, Junior Seau being diagnosed with CTE.
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, officials said Thursday.
Ted Johnson, former Patriot linebacker, talks about how Bill Belicheck knew of his concussion and tarted him during practice and how he has joined a lawsuit against the NFL becaus of Junior Seau’s death.
After being a part of the Patriots’ glory years of the late 1990s and turn of the century and playing in four Super Bowls with them, former pro linebacker Ted Johnson now shows early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
Les Carpenter of Yahoo Sports joined Vandermeer & Lopez and they talked about Robert Griffin III, Junior Seau and the Saints suspensions.
George was stunned about the suicide of Junior Seau last week, but also understands from his own experiences how depression can take over ex-NFL players.
John McClain joins J&R to talk about the impact that playing football can have on a person, the Texans draft, the Saints scandle and much more over the next hour and an half.
Aaron Glenn joined Vandermeer & Lopez and they talked about the Junior Seau death, the Saints suspensions and the latest with the Houston Stallions.