Special Report

Famous Football Players Known to Have Had CTE

Terry Long (1959-2005)
> Position: Guard
> Years playing in the NFL: 1984-1991
> NFL teams: Pittsburgh Steelers
> Cause of death: Suicide by drinking a gallon of antifreeze

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Tom McHale (1963-2008)
> Position: Offensive guard
> Years playing in the NFL: 1987-1995
> NFL teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins
> Cause of death: Drug overdose

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Tommy Nobis (1943-2017)
> Position: Linebacker
> Years playing in the NFL: 1966-1976
> NFL teams: Atlanta Falcons
> Cause of death: Unspecified extended illness

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Tyler Sash (1988-2015)
> Position: Safety
> Years playing in the NFL: 2011-2012
> NFL teams: New York Giants
> Cause of death: Accidental overdose of painkillers

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Vincent Jackson (1983-2021)
> Position: Wide receiver
> Years playing in the NFL: 2005-2016
> NFL teams: San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
> Cause of death: Chronic alcohol use

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