John Abraham return: Concussed player with reported memory loss will go back to Cardinals.

NFL Player Reportedly Suffering Memory Loss Will Return to Play After Concussion

NFL Player Reportedly Suffering Memory Loss Will Return to Play After Concussion

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Sept. 15 2014 4:18 PM

36-Year-Old NFL Player Reportedly Suffering Memory Loss Will Return to Play After Concussion

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Linebacker John Abraham.

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John Abraham is a 36-year-old linebacker who plays for the Arizona Cardinals. He suffered a concussion during his team's September 8 game; though it was Abraham’s first reported career concussion, ESPN's Adam Shefter reported that he was already having trouble with memory loss. Abraham took a leave of absence from the team and was said to be considering retirement. That's no longer the case, per Cardinals coach Bruce Arians (i.e. “BA”):

Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered his third concussion in the last year in a preseason game, is also expected to return to play.