Ray Easterling had brain disease
RICHMOND, Va. -- Former Atlanta Falcons safety Ray Easterling had a degenerative brain disease associated with repeated concussions, an autopsy report concludes.
The medical examiner's report found that Easterling's brain had signs "consistent with the findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy," a progressive degenerative disease that can be caused by multiple concussions. Easterling died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in April. He was 62.
The autopsy report was provided Friday ...
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