Gale Sayers, Dwight Clark bring brutal toll of football closer to home

Because we know more today than we ever have, so many people who read about Gale Sayers and Dwight Clark over the weekend found themselves scrutinizing their stories of disease, pain and mortality for an answer to the obvious, inevitable question.

They found that Clark himself, and Sayers’ family, looked for the same answer. It’s the one people no longer are naive enough not to expect.

Like the doctor at the Mayo Clinic said, ‘Yes, a part of this has to be on football,’ Sayers’ wife Ardie told the Kansas City Star about the cause of the dementia that became public in a story late Saturday night.

Josh Lambo Game Jersey The Jaguars also got better in their secondary by teaming Bouye with Jalen Ramsey, the team’s first-round draft choice last season.

Bouye had his breakout season in a contract year. Undrafted out of UCF in 2013, Bouye is heading for a huge payday after making 63 tackles with a sack and interception. He had a career-best 16 pass breakups and started to earn the reputation of a lock-down corner. Ramsey started all 16 games last season as a rookie, making 65 tackles with two interceptions and 14 pass breakups.

Authentic Youth Ron Jaworski Jersey Church will essentially replace Johnathan Cyprien, who signed with the Titans. Aaron Colvin and Tashaun Gipson round out what could be one of the NFL’s best secondaries.

The Jaguars also found a replacement for former linemen Luke Joeckel, who is now with the Seahawks, and Kelvin Beachum, who was cut loose last month. The Jags finalized a trade with Miami for left tackle Branden Albert.

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