Comments on: Andre Waters, Former NFL Defensive Back, Dead at 44 News and commentary on the world of sports. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 16:33:12 +0000 hourly 1 By: Head Case : Sport Fiction Head Case : Sport Fiction Thu, 17 May 2007 17:52:10 +0000 [...] Note: Upon hearing the NFL’s continued insistence that there is no correlation between repeated head trauma and long-term cognitive difficulties (including dementia, early onset Alzheimer’s disease, decreased motor function, memory loss, and depression), we at Sport is Stranger than Fiction sent our very own investigative reporter to the home of Dr. Ian Casson– a spokesman-physician for the NFL. His goal was twofold. First, he had to avoid speaking to Dr. Casson at all costs, because, come on, what’s the point? Second, he had to rifle through the good doctor’s records to give us as much background information on his mental state and his other beliefs. We’ve transcribed his report below. [...]