Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, of Jacksonville, takes a photo with a National Guardsman during a visit to the state Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee on Sept. 12, 2017. Tebow visited with Gov. Rick Scott to thank the state workers for their preparation and response efforts to Hurricane Irma.
Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, of Jacksonville, takes a photo with a National Guardsman during a visit to the state Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee on Sept. 12, 2017. Tebow visited with Gov. Rick Scott to thank the state workers for their preparation and response efforts to Hurricane Irma. Kristen M. Clark kclark@miamiherald.com
Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, of Jacksonville, takes a photo with a National Guardsman during a visit to the state Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee on Sept. 12, 2017. Tebow visited with Gov. Rick Scott to thank the state workers for their preparation and response efforts to Hurricane Irma. Kristen M. Clark kclark@miamiherald.com

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  • Majority of football players had CTE shows study of donated brains

    A recent study looked at the donated brains of former football players including professional, semi-professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. Researchers found a change in the brains of former NFL players, known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. Researchers found that of the 202 brains studied, nearly 88 percent of them had CTE. The results were more pronounced among former NFL players.