Ronald Metellus on concussions, Manti Te’o, and the complicity of fandom.
Trigger warning for suicide. A month and a half ago, Junior Seau, a star NFL linebacker, committed suicide. “Junior is a warrior. He played 20 years in the NFL as a linebacker. You have to be a warrior. Warriors conquer problems they face and they run at them,” [former San Diego Chargers safety] McPherson said [...]