Former NFL Star Claims Memory Loss as a Result of Concussions Sustained During Playing Days.

Posted: April 12, 2011 in Robert J. Romano

Former Pittsburgh Steelers and Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw states he is feeling the effects of numerous concussions he sustained during his NFL career.  Bradshaw, now 62 years old, claims the he has short-term memory loss and problems with his hand-eye coordination. “If you play in the NFL and start for 10 years, it’s not good. It is not good.” Bradshaw said.

The former NFL star and current television analyst sustained six concussions during his professional career.  He was the first player selected in the 1970 NFL draft and led the Steelers to eight AFC Central championships and four Super Bowls.

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