Forrest Gregg fighting Parkinson's

Updated: November 16, 2011, 3:22 PM ET
Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Forrest Gregg, who earned the nickname "Iron Man" for playing in a then-record 188 consecutive NFL games during his Hall of Fame career, has told The Associated Press he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Although the cause of the debilitating neurological disorder is unknown, Gregg, his family and his neurologist say his disease may be related to numerous concussions he suffered during his playing career in the 1950s at SMU and from 1956-71 with ...

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