Dave Duerson

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT000009521" title="Dave Duerson" href="/topic/sports/football/dave-duerson-PESPT000009521.topic">Dave Duerson</a>, 50, a four-time Pro Bowl safety who played on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000004" title="Super Bowl" href="/topic/sports/football/super-bowl-EVSPR000004.topic">Super Bowl</a> winners with the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000036" title="Chicago Bears" href="/topic/sports/football/chicago-bears-ORSPT000036.topic">Chicago Bears</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000197" title="New York Giants" href="/topic/sports/football/new-york-giants-ORSPT000197.topic">New York Giants</a>, killed himself on Feb. 18, 2011, at his home in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100408240000" title="Sunny Isles" href="/topic/us/florida/miami-dade-county/sunny-isles-PLGEO100100408240000.topic">Sunny Isles</a> Beach, Fla. He had struggled with a brain disease linked to repeated hits to the head and, prior to his suicide, had asked that his brain be studied after death for signs of damage.  He was 50. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-passings-20110219,0,3040000.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a>
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( Chicago Tribune / September 27, 2005 )

Dave Duerson, 50, a four-time Pro Bowl safety who played on Super Bowl winners with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants, killed himself on Feb. 18, 2011, at his home in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. He had struggled with a brain disease linked to repeated hits to the head and, prior to his suicide, had asked that his brain be studied after death for signs of damage. He was 50. Full obituary

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