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Dave Duerson Dead

Is NFL To Blame For Ex-Player's Suicide?

AP | KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 04.24.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The family of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL on Thursday, claiming the league di...

Study: Bears Player Had Brain Damage At Time Of Suicide

AP | By HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 07.02.2011 | Chicago

BOSTON -- The Boston University center that studies brain injuries to professional athletes says former NFL player Dave Duerson had brain damage when ...

Heartbreaking Details Emerge In Suicide Of Former Football Star

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An autopsy report released by the Miami-Dade County medical examiner this week described the tragic circumstances surrounding the suicide of former Ch...

Family, Friends Gather To Mourn Former Bears Star

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Family and friends remembered former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson as a generous man whose caring nature belied his reputation as ...

Bears Star Faced Serious Financial Trouble Before Suicide

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

According to news reports this week, former Bears safety Dave Duerson had filed for bankruptcy in Florida in September, only a few months before commi...

After Suicide, Bears Star's Brain Donated For Concussion Research

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

NEW YORK — The family of former Bears safety Dave Duerson has agreed to donate his brain for research into chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a c...

Dave Duerson Dead: Former Bears Star Dies At 50

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP)--Dave Duerson, a four-time Pro Bowl safety who played on Super Bowl winners with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants, has died. He was ...