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  1. Reggie White, Mike Singletary, Dave Duerson

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    Wed, 21 Dec 2016

    Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Reggie White (92) gets a postgame hug from Chicago Bears linebacker Mike Singletary (50) and Bears defensive back Dave Duerson (22) after the NFL Divisional playoff football game against the Chicago Bears on Dec. 31, 1988 in Chicago. The game was known as "The Fog ...

  2. 1985 Bears, 2015 Broncos among five best defenses of all time

    Articles

    Wed, 17 Feb 2016

    really good players -- defensive ends Dan Hampton and Richard Dent, linebackers Mike Singletary and Otis Wilson and safeties Dave Duerson and Gary Fencik -- Chicago's defense won with both superior scheming and superior talent, collecting 34 interceptions

  3. All-Draft teams for five top college football programs

    Articles

    Mon, 11 May 2015

    Pittsburgh, 1961) CB: Todd Lyght (1st round, Los Angeles Rams , 1991) CB: Dick Lynch (6th round, Washington, 1958) S: Dave Duerson (3rd round, Chicago, 1983) S: Dave Waymer (2nd round, New Orleans, 1980) The overview: Buoniconti, Connor and

  4. Lawyer asks judge to approve NFL concussion $1 billion settlement

    Articles

    Fri, 21 Nov 2014

    they knew it, and CTE -- Poof! It's gone," said Demetrio, who represents the family of former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson . A fan favorite, Duerson's life was on the decline before he fatally shot himself in the chest in 2011. He left behind

  5. High school governing body reports increase in football participation

    Articles

    Wed, 27 Aug 2014

    limits that start next year points to a broader discussion about playing safer. * The Muncie Star Press reported that the Dave Duerson Athletic Safety Fund is trying to introduce concussion education into the Indiana city's elementary schools. * The Pittsburgh

  6. Dallas Cowboys host 500 moms for Saturday football safety clinic

    Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    We can't have another generation like that," he said, a direct reference to former NFL players like Junior Seau and Dave Duerson , both of whom suffered extreme wear and tear from their years in pro football. Both committed suicide by shooting themselves

  7. NFC North draft needs: Blake Bortles to Minnesota Vikings?

    Articles

    Mon, 28 Apr 2014

    that a huge reason the Bears were so successful on defense back then was the outstanding play of Gary Fencik and the late Dave Duerson , who both could do it all. While the nature of the position has changed, try telling someone in Chicago who was at the

  8. Ravens WR Torrey Smith helps to raise supplies after fire at school

    Articles

    Thu, 23 Jan 2014

    supporting the state's youth concussion-education initiative. * Statehouse File reported that the brother of late NFL player Dave Duerson lobbied Indiana lawmakers Wednesday to pass the initiative, which would require high school coaches to undergo a player

  9. Players' brain disease study finds two main symptom patterns

    Articles

    Thu, 22 Aug 2013

    aging. Several former NFL stars have been diagnosed with the disease after death in recent years, including Junior Seau, Dave Duerson and Ray Easterling, who all had troubling symptoms and committed suicide. Thousands of former players have sued the NFL

  10. NCAA's Brian Hainline maintains less practice might not be answer

    Articles

    Tue, 20 Aug 2013

    result of football? (CTE -- a degenerative brain disease -- has been blamed for the death of former NFL players including Dave Duerson , who committed suicide.) Hainline: Is tau protein [that gathers in the brain in CTE] progressive or does that wax and

  11. Roger Goodell on player safety: 'We all have to do more'

    Articles

    Wed, 22 May 2013

    safer, and it is more exciting. AB: Taking it to the professional level, Junior Seau's brain is going out to NIH, Dave Duerson 's situation was similar -- a suicide. How much does that weigh on your conscience, what's happened to some of your

  12. NFL asks federal judge to dismiss concussion lawsuits

    Articles

    Thu, 30 Aug 2012

    courts have agreed that the CBA dictates players' rights to compensation for injuries, once in a suit involving the late Dave Duerson , who killed himself last year. The Minnesota Supreme Court likewise refused to let the widow of Vikings lineman Korey Stringer

  13. NFL asks US judge to toss concussion lawsuits

    Articles

    Thu, 30 Aug 2012

    collective bargaining agreement dictates a player's right to compensation for injuries, once in a suit involving the late Dave Duerson , who killed himself last year. The Minnesota Supreme Court likewise refused to let the widow of Vikings lineman Korey Stringer

  14. The problem with anecdotal evidence and what the latest NFL numbers tell us…

    Blogs

    Fri, 17 Aug 2012

    players. Ex-Rams OL Jacob Bell was one of them. When bad things happen, as was the case with Seau or ex-Bears safety Dave Duerson , we tend to make rash judgments. In fact, it’s better to err on the side of caution than the other way around, which

  15. Duerson's family sues NFL over his suicide

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    CHICAGO (AP) - The family of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL on Thursday ..... said in a statement that it had not yet seen the lawsuit. " Dave Duerson was an outstanding football player and citizen who made so

  16. Duerson's family sues NFL over his suicide

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    CHICAGO (AP) - The family of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL on Thursday ..... said in a statement that it had not yet seen the lawsuit. " Dave Duerson was an outstanding football player and citizen who made so

  17. Bears' chairman: Urlacher gave 'honest reaction' on concussions

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    with states passing laws intended to protect young athletes from trauma. High-profile cases such as former Bears safety Dave Duerson 's suicide and the suicide of professional wrestler Chris Benoit after he murdered his wife and young son have shined a

  18. Fund to help Muncie athletes with head injuries

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    Ind. (AP) - The family and friends of the late NFL star Dave Duerson have begun a program to help high school and middle school ..... in his hometown of Muncie who suffer head injuries. The Dave Duerson Muncie Community Schools Athletic Safety Fund is designed

  19. Seau's death hit home for ex-Patriot Ted Johnson

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    himself)." Seau shot himself in the chest on May 2, echoing last year's suicide of former Chicago Bears defensive back Dave Duerson . Duerson left a note asking for his brain to be studied for signs of brain trauma; no link has been established between

  20. Junior Seau's death a sobering moment for NFL

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    knowing. There is so much we don't know about Seau's death, but it's hard not to think about former Bears defender Dave Duerson 's recent suicide. Duerson shot himself in the chest and requested that his brain be studied for signs of disease. In

  21. Seau's friends didn't see any warning signs

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    of Traumatic Encephalopathy has analyzed the brains of dozens of former athletes, including that of former Chicago player Dave Duerson , who shot himself in the chest last year. While saying it was saddened by Seau's death, center officials would not say

  22. Seau suicide turns up focus on brain injuries

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    Associated Press Published: May 3, 2012 at 09:23 p.m. Updated: Aug. 15, 2012 at 08:34 p.m. More Columns > Dave Duerson made it easy to understand why he was ending his tortured life. Before the former Chicago Bears star fired a bullet into

  23. Police: Junior Seau found dead at California home

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    he called me a `homegirl,"' she said. Seau's death follows the suicide last year of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson , who also shot himself in the chest. In October 2010, Seau survived a 100-foot plunge down a seaside cliff in his SUV

  24. Seau's death ruled a suicide

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots . Seau's death follows the suicide last year of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson , who also shot himself in the chest. Duerson's family has filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL, claiming the

  25. Seau's death ruled a suicide

    Articles

    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots . Seau's death follows the suicide last year of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson , who also shot himself in the chest. Duerson's family has filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL, claiming the

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