Inquirer: Dawkins thought about ending his life. His wife helped save it.

Ahead of his induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Brian Dawkins opened up about his battle with depression, thoughts of suicide, and how his family, namely wife Connie Dawkins, saved his life. By Paul Domowitch Brian Dawkins doesn’t know where he would be today without his wife. Well, …

Hawkeye Nation: Amari Spivey’s Depression Battle

Former Iowa cornerback and Detroit Lions safety Amari Spievey was profiled by Hawkeye Nation. Spievey (pronounced “spuh-VAY”) recounts the hard road he encountered while playing professional football, the ensuing depression brought on by repeated concussions and personal tragedy. Below is an excerpt. By Rob Howe [Amari] Spievey was languishing with …