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Thursday Jul 3 | Contra Costa Times

Ben Utecht, ex-NFL player with memory loss, pens song for wife, daughters

Former NFL tight end Ben Utecht is only 33, but he's already suffering from memory loss, which he says is the result of concussions.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

KSTP

Ben Utecht Writes Love Song for Wife, Daughters while Suffering Memory Loss

A Super Bowl Champion and Hastings-native wrote a love letter to his wife and daughters and put it in a song.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Post Game

Ex-NFL Te Suffering From Memory Loss Writes Heartwarming Song For Family

After a football career that included five diagnosed concussions, former Colts and Bengals tight end Ben Utecht began experiencing memory loss at age 30 .

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Former NFL player who sustained career-ending series of concussions ...

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CBS News

Injured NFL player leaves a legacy in song

A series of head injuries abruptly ended the NFL career of Ben Utecht, but he's using his new career as a singer to share important memories before they're gone, reports CBS News' Jim Axelrod.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

ABC News

NFL Promises Unlimited Care for Retired Players With Brain Disease

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions former professional athletes Ben Utecht, a Super Bowl-winning tight end for the Indianapolis Colts, and Chris Nowinski, a Harvard football player turned WWE professional wrestler, as they testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 25, 2014, before the Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing regarding ... (more)

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CBS News

Athletes testify on traumatic brain injury

All too often young athletes feel they are invincible, immune to any sort of long-term consequences from a blow to the head during practice or game .

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Ex-football player fears future with brain damage

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal broke down in tears Wednesday at the end of a news conference where he apologized for posting an anonymous blog comment that denigrated welfare... Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal broke down in tears Wednesday at the end of a news conference where he apologized ... (more)

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ABC News

Fearing Memory Loss, Ex-NFL Player Pens Letter to Family

Retired NFL player Ben Utecht has written a letter to his wife and daughters for the day he can no longer remember who they are, he told Congress today.

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