Merril Hoge Pumps Breaks On CTE Hysteria, Ben Roethlisberger Agrees With Me!
Merril Hoge Pumps Breaks On CTE Hysteria … Big Ben Agrees With Me!
Merril — an ex-Steelers RB and former ESPN analyst — makes the argument in his new book, “Brainwashed: The Bad Science Behind CTE and the Plot to Destroy Football,” that football does NOT necessarily lead to CTE, as some reports have strongly suggested.
In fact … Merril tells us it was those articles that made him want to write the book in the first place.
“You look at a headline and all of this fear that is driven from CTE, I wanted to understand the science.”
Merril’s findings?? CTE does exist and is a problem … but he wants to know more about the condition and what causes it before pointing the finger at football.
Hoge tells us A TON of current and former players that have read the book couldn’t agree more — including Big Ben!!
“I have not had a player that has said anything negative