Tommy Nobis is another canary in the football mineshaft

Author: Curly1918 (2508 Posts - Joined: Aug 30, 2017)

Posted at 12:09 pm on Jan 29, 2019

CTE will become the equivalent of asbestos for plaintiffs attorneys in the upcoming years.

Link: http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25876093/bu-cte-center-says-tommy-nobis-had-most-severe-form-cte

Replies to: Tommy Nobis is another canary in the football mineshaft


Thread Level: 2

That Nobis isn't in the Hall of Fame is a complete joke.

Author: MAS (11315 Posts - Original UHND Member)

Posted at 1:43 pm on Jan 29, 2019

Particularly when you see many of the guys they've put into Canton.

Thread Level: 3

Absolutely right. He was not as good as Butkus but he was damn good and Atlanta fans used

Author: THEISMANCARR (9370 Posts - Joined: Aug 10, 2007)

Posted at 12:52 pm on Jan 30, 2019

to argue he was as good as Butkus.

Thread Level: 4

One of the great sports quotes of all time from Coach Norm van Brocklin:

Author: MAS (11315 Posts - Original UHND Member)

Posted at 1:45 pm on Jan 30, 2019

(Pointing towards Nobis' locker) "There's where our football team dresses."

Thread Level: 3

CTE could eventually make the Hall of Fame irrelevant

Author: Curly1918 (2508 Posts - Joined: Aug 30, 2017)

Posted at 1:54 pm on Jan 29, 2019

The game is far more violent today than when Nobis played. The athletes are much bigger and faster and tackle more with their helmets.

Thread Level: 2

I thought Hoge's "Brainwashed" was pure hooey.

Author: Aragoto (2048 Posts - Joined: May 14, 2018)

Posted at 12:37 pm on Jan 29, 2019

Very sad. Even sadder they marginalize it.