• Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

    NFL Suicide Continues Worrisome Concussion Trend

    by  • October 2, 2013 • News, Sports • 2 Comments

    Oliver at the University of Georgia

    By JOSH SCHWARZ Another former NFL player was found dead in his home on Sept. 24 as a result of a concussion-induced suicide. Paul Oliver, 29, a former defensive-back for the San Diego Chargers, was discovered in his home with a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. The tragic death is the latest in a worrisome recent string...

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    NFL Combine: How Important is it?

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    College Athlete participating in the NFL Combine. PHOTO/Roanoke.com

    By ROSS CAPUANA The NFL combine, a test on college athletes’ ability to run, jump, catch, throw and other intangibles of the NFL game, kicked off last week. The issue that comes into play with the combine is, do these running drills and non-contact drills really determine how good a player you will be in...

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