Vincent Jackson’s family wants to know if he suffered from CTE and donates his brain to science

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Se deals with a subject that resurfaces with force every so often in the world of American football, although it is true that it not only affects this sport, since the CTE it also affects other sports where the head is hit hard.

But the story this time focuses on the deceased Vincent Jackson, and is that her family is determined to find out if the former NFL star suffered Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), in order to try to explain his mysterious death in a hotel room. For it have donated their brain to science.

A spokesperson for the wide receiver’s family has commented to several US media outlets that 38-year-old Jackson’s brain is already in the hands of Boston University experts for them to study. In that center, the brain of former Colts player John Mackey was already investigated in 2011, and it was determined that he suffered from CTE.

“It’s something your family wanted to do to get answers to some of their questions.”said the spokesman on behalf of the family of the former Chargers and Buccaneers player.

It should be remembered that the former NFL star She was found dead in a hotel room in Brandon, Florida on Monday, where she had resided since January.. His family had reported his disappearance days before, although the police found him a hotel and found that his health was good, so the case was closed. Later it has been known that he died days before his body was found.

The family testified to Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister that they believed it was a CTE caseWell, everything that happened was very strange for someone who had earned so much money as an athlete and who had even made investments so as not to have problems in the future.

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