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Former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi suffered his 2nd stroke today

Tedy Bruschi suffered his second stroke and he is recovering

Three-time Super Bowl champion and former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi suffered a stroke Thursday afternoon, according to his foundation.

The 46-year-old is “recovering well” at a Massachusetts hospital.

TIA, a Transient Ischemic Attack, is, according to the American Stroke Association, “often called a mini-stroke, but it’s really a major warning. … TIAs may signal a full-blown stroke ahead.

Bruschi, who is currently an analyst for ESPN, had his first stroke in 2005 during his playing career and three days after the 2005 Super Bowl. It was revealed that he had a congenial heart defect that resulted in a hole in his heart. 

Please keep the Bruschi family in your prayers.

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