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Guest posted a question in General Forum.I just heard on the radio that former San Diego Charger Paul Oliver committed suicide yesterday; I mean like, why not? After all those brutal hits to the head, he probably suffered from brain damage and didn't know. Those blows to the head is unreal. At any rate ... everyone is saying that a lot of the suicides could come from those helmet to helmet butts will eventually cause wear and tear on the brain. I also read that an over $750 million lawsuit was ok'd by the football commission after thousands of former football players filed a lawsuit suffering from some type of health problem or demetia. Take it or leave it .... football is a brutal contact sport and profits are made from it. However, I really do think they should come up with a plan that will cover these guys after retirement. A prime example is Junior Sayou (a San Diego Charger too) he committed suicide 17 months or less before, Paul Oliver did -- a strange coincidence but that's another story isn't it? Well anyway, when they did the autopsy it revealed he had encephalopathy brought on by --- I don't know how many decades of blows to the head. You had some players committing suicide but attributed to violent acts and erratic behavior -- all could have been due to those blows to head. With contact sports like football you're going to almost always have players with some kind of level of erratic behavior from head contact. In my opinion ...