New England linebacker Junior Seau salutes the crowd at Super Bowl XLII on Feb. 3, 2008, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Seau, who committed suicide two years after retiring as one of the premier linebackers in NFL history, suffered from the type of chronic brain damage that has been found in dozens of deceased ex-players, specialists consulted by the National Institutes of Health concluded.
New England linebacker Junior Seau salutes the crowd at Super Bowl XLII on Feb. 3, 2008, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Seau, who committed suicide two years after retiring as one of the premier linebackers in NFL history, suffered from the type of chronic brain damage that has been found in dozens of deceased ex-players, specialists consulted by the National Institutes of Health concluded. STEPHAN SAVOIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
New England linebacker Junior Seau salutes the crowd at Super Bowl XLII on Feb. 3, 2008, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Seau, who committed suicide two years after retiring as one of the premier linebackers in NFL history, suffered from the type of chronic brain damage that has been found in dozens of deceased ex-players, specialists consulted by the National Institutes of Health concluded. STEPHAN SAVOIA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

David White: Win or lose, Peyton, get out while you can – for brain’s sake

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David White is a former sportswriter for The Fresno Bee and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is pastor of the Porterville Church of God.