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COURTESY OF THE FEASEL FAMILY, 2004
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Monday, March 17, 2014

What killed former Seahawk Grant Feasel

Friends and family had no clue how such an intelligent, gifted athlete ended up a broken man. Only after the ex-Seahawk center drank himself to death at 52 did they learn he suffered from CTE, a degenerative brain disease caused by the repetitive trauma of football. Above, Grant Feasel, right, with his son Sean at Abilene Christian University. Grant was a hero to Sean, who also became a center.