News Radio WOAI KTKR AM Sports
SpursReport.com

Go Back   SpursReport.com > SpursReport Fan Forums > SpursReport Sports Zone

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-31-14, 05:03 PM
alh1020's Avatar
SR Team Goof
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Right here
Posts: 5,047
Namath says he suffered long-term effects from concussions

Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath said during a CBS interview that he suffered some long-term effects from concussions he sustained during his playing days.

"I've been through some things medically," said the former Jets star, who led the franchise to its only Super Bowl title, in an interview for "CBS Sunday Morning With Charles Osgood." "I've seen some things on my brain. But I've had some treatment, and I've improved. None of the body was designed to play football. Excuse me, you know, football, we're just not designed for."

Namath is known for guaranteeing that the Jets would top the heavily favored Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III. Namath, who was named MVP of the game, led New York to a 16-7 win, which cemented his legacy and helped him earn the moniker of Broadway Joe.

Namath played all but one season during his 13-year with the Jets. He finished his career in 1977 as a member of the Rams.

Link: Namath says he suffered long-term effects from concussions | FOX Sports on MSN
__________________
Suicide does not end the chances of life getting worse; it only eliminates the possibility of life ever getting better.
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:25 AM.


Powered by vBulletin Version 3.7.4 Copyright © 2000-2008 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0