Bruschi, 46, "recognized his warning signs immediately: arm weakness, face drooping and speech difficulties" after suffering what was described as a transient ischemic attack (TIA), when blood flow to part of the brain stops for a short period of time. Tedy is recovering well.
Tedy's Team is the foundation Bruschi started in 2005 after he suffered a stroke at the age of 31, when he suffered a stroke days after the 2005 Super Bowl. "Tedy and his family thank your for your ongoing encouragement, and kindly ask for privacy at this time". "Since it doesn't cause permanent damage, it's often ignored", the ASA writes.
Since that year, he has been a vocal advocate for stroke awareness and prevention.
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After retiring from the NFL, Bruschi became an ESPN analyst.
Drafted as a defensive end out of the University of Arizona in the third round of the 1996 NFL Draft and quickly converted to linebacker, where he became one of the team's most reliable players. He and his family later launched Tedy's Team, a running club that raises money for the American Stroke Association.
Men's Health ran a feature on Bruschi and his recovery from the stroke in 2014.
'I trained for eight-second bursts for decades, so I didn't know what I was doing my first couple of times.