Late Falcons LB Tommy Nobis, ‘Mr. Falcon,’ Found To Have Had Severe Form Of CTE
It’s easy to see when a slot receiver runs over the middle and get lit up by a safety. Those two, the tackler and the ball carrier, have developed into our picture of CTE.Nobis died In December 2017 at Age 74It’s definitely improved, you no longer get punch-drunk or have your bell rung. Instead, it’s a concussion. But there’s a common misconception with how we view concussions and the CTE that develops alongside them. It’s the lineman, offensive and defensive, who are most often at risk. Though they don’t take brutal downfield hits that level them, they take constant hits to the head. These su...