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Former Buffalo Bill diagnosed with CTE

Updated: 11/07/2013 8:22 PM
Created: 11/07/2013 7:22 AM WHEC.com

A former Buffalo Bill says he's suffering from a serious condition that could be based on a career of repeated head trauma.

Joe DeLamielleure says he's been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy. It's a degenerative condition that could lead to things like depression and dementia.

DeLamielleure says he and other players were tested at UCLA and he wants to be proactive about the condition.

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