5 NFL Players with Mental Illness Who Went Public


For some NFL players, their work and its associated pressures dominate their lives and define their individual value. But most NFL players don’t discuss mental health issues. The problem of mental illness in professional athletes is pervasive and under-reported due to stigma, sports psychology expert Karen Nimmo recently told the Associated Press. Here are five NFL players who deserve credit for going public with their mental health issues.

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