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Packers: Sad Bears Duerson NFL Story

Jrlombardi reports–former all-pro safety Duerson committed suicide.

The sport news reported a sad sports story about the former all-pro safety Duerson.  He was a four-time Pro Bowl safety who played on Super Bowl winners with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants. Miami-Dade Police Detective Robert Williams says Duerson’s body was found in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. The Chicago Tribune, citing an unidentified person, reported he died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the chest. His death is ruled a suicide.The family is donating his brain to medical research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy. The condition is linked to athletes who sustained repeated concussions.  We send our sympathies.