Former Bears Quarterback Attempts Suicide

Though they fill a position of glory, quarterbacks in the National Football League face one of the gridiron's most brutal jobs.
Always out-sized by their closest defenders, linemen, quarterbacks like those behind them experience a pulverizing trauma whenever they are tackled by the biggest guys on the field.
For retired veterans of the league, that trauma and its acute affects on their later lives is still yet unknown.
Though has been suspected of claiming their lives early for decades.
Erik Kramer, how entered the NFL in the late 80s and played through the 1990s is the latest to attempt suicide.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has confirmed the 50-year-old did not suffer life-threatening injuries from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Kramer, who held his longest stint in the league with the Chicago Bears, is alive but his former wife know's he is not well.
She told NBC News has suffered depression since his time at Soldier Field.

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