In recent years, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) has taken over headlines as the correlation between concussions and the brain disease, especially when it comes to NFL players.
Former Pro Bowl quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and Super Bowl-winning defensive lineman Leonard Marshall are the latest former players to take CTE research a step further by donating their brains to be studied, the Concussion Legacy Foundation announced Wednesday.
He wasn’t an awful player, but he certainly wasn’t what the Jets were hoping for from a first-round pick. Maybe a change of scenery could regenerate his career.
“Calvin is a young-experienced safety that has upside,” Browns executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown said in a release. “We are pleased to be able to add him to our defensive back room and just like every player we acquire, we expect him to come in with a hard-working mindset ready to compete.”
As for the other part of the trade, Davis will return to New York, where he began his career. The linebacker was a third-round pick by the Jets in 2012 and played four seasons before becoming a free agent and signed with the Browns in 2016.
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Whitehead, who appeared in two games last season on special teams, is facing a fine of $515.50 and has a court date scheduled for June 14. Originally signed by the 49ers in 2015 as an undrafted rookie from Auburn, Whitehead finished the 2015 season with the Ravens and was signed to the Packers practice squad last year.