Former All-Pro Kyle Turley Admits to Post-Football Suicidal Thoughts With Gametime

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Former All-Pro offensive tackle Kyle Turley joined Game Time on Thursday to discuss his recent comments that he has had suicidal thoughts since retiring. Kyle is 37-years old and was diagnosed with two concussions during his nine-year career. Turley, who played for the Saints, Rams and Chiefs, is married with two young children and is worried about what could happen to him down the road. He has said he’s decided to donate his brain to medical research after his death.

The anniversary of Junior Seau’s death is this week. Less than three months after Seau died, the NFL launched a Life Line — a support service for players in crisis — that Turley called last year when he was contemplating suicide.

Full interview here:




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