The Cautionary Tale Of John Mackey, NFL Star John Mackey had a distinguished career with the Baltimore Colts. He now has dementia, and his wife, Sylvia, has stood by him and urged the league to help other athletes with dementia. Commentator Frank Deford says football is an intense team game — but it's Sylvia Mackey who is an outstanding teammate.
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The Cautionary Tale Of John Mackey, NFL Star

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RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

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