Degenerative brain disease that has been linked to head trauma strikes the Cowboys Hall of Famer.
Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett listens to a reporter’s question in early 2012. Dorsett, 59, was part of the recent $765 million settlement between the NFL and more than 4,500 former players. Recent tests at UCLA revealed that he has signs of chronic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease linked to head trauma in former NFL players. Martha Irvine/AP Buy Photo