Jon Melander: Biggest fear is future cognitive problems

Would You Do It Again? We Ask Former NFLer Jon Melander

Knowing what I know now, I guess I’d still play, because I can live with the shoulder and the back and the knees and things like that. I’d say that was a fair trade-off. But the whole head stuff, which is the unknown, is the trade-off that I probably wouldn’t be willing to make. And that’s the thing I don’t know about.

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