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Vincent Jackson’s brain to be donated for CTE research

The brain of former NFL receiver Vincent Jackson is going to be donated for CTE research, a spokesperson for his family confirmed to CBS Tampa affiliate WTSP-TV. Evidence of CTE has been found in the brains of numerous athletes in sports that feature hard contact among their participants. The spokesperson, Allison Gorrell, told multiple news outlets […]

Former NFL WR Vincent Jackson found dead in Florida hotel room

Former NFL wide receiver Vincent Jackson was found dead Monday at a Florida hotel room, days after authorities spoke with him as part of a welfare check, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. A housekeeper discovered the 38-year-old’s body at around 11:30 a.m. Monday, an official said. There were no signs of trauma and […]