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Brophy is 53, his brain is 70

National Football League

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Jay Brophy is 53. Doctors have told him his brain is 70.

The former Miami Hurricanes and Miami Dolphins linebacker has two replaced hips, some back issues, and might walk and talk a little bit more slowly than he did a few years ago. He's one of the roughly 4,500 players who are part of the concussion-related lawsuit that the NFL is willing to pay $765 million plus legal fees to settle.

There's no guarantee that Brophy — who said he's been diagnosed with what doctors called boxer's pugilistica, a disease that typically ...

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