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Junior Seau, John Mackey, and the Human Brain

John Mackey left the football field four decades ago and most fans today don’t know his name or his game but they should. He enlivened highlight reels when most tight ends labored as blue-collar blockers. After catching the ball, Mackey simply ran over people: he busted defenders with his legs, bruised them with shoulders and […]

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