Researchers: Former fullback Kevin Turner died of advanced CTE, not ALS (Shutdown Corner)

Former NFL fullback Kevin Turner, shown here in 2013, died in March. Former New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles fullback Kevin Turner spent the last several years of his life bringing awareness to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, which doctors diagnosed him with in 2010. ALS and CTE can present similarly.