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Mon Feb 8, 2016, 06:13 PM

3. Stabler

Legendary NFL quarterback Ken Stabler was suffering from severe brain disease when he died of colon cancer, researchers reveal

NFL legend Ken Stabler was suffering from a degenerative brain disease believed to be caused by repeated blows to the head when he died, researchers have revealed.

Stabler died of complications from colon cancer at the age of 69 in July last year, but it has now been revealed that the Super Bowl-winning quarterback also had Stage 3 chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

The disease, which can only be diagnosed after death, is linked to repeated brain trauma and associated with symptoms such as memory loss, depression and progressive dementia.

According to the New York Times, Stabler's brain was removed during his autopsy as per his wishes and transported to researchers at Boston University.



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