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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Former Seahawk Grant Feasel’s family hit hard by football’s trauma

Grant earned the nickname “Fighting Feasel” because of his propensity for scrapping during training camp. He finished most games with blood smeared on his pants, and his hands were so mangled a friend joked that he could never be a surgeon. After his death, doctors determined Feasel suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy.