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Did football kill Dwight Clark?

first_imgGet 49ers news in your inbox. Sign up now for the free 49ers HQ newsletter.Dwight Clark is one of at least 18 NFL players who has suffered from the fatal neurodegenerative disease ALS.Nine had died from Lou Gehrig’s disease by the time Clark passed away in June at age 61 — including three members of the 49ers from the 1960s. Also, there have been more than 50 claims as part of the NFL concussion lawsuit, according to court documents. Most of the identities of those making the claims are not …last_img