NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Brett Favre believes he has suffered "thousands" of concussions when playing.
BRETT FAVRE: If you, if you asked me this 10 years ago, how many concussions I had had, I’d have said said three where, you know, the reason I would have said three, I thought concussions were when you get knocked out, where you black out for a period of time, you don't know where you are, memory loss, dizzy. You know, a boxer gets knocked out and tries to get up and his legs are rubber – that's a concussion, right? What we now know is concussions happen all the time. So we'll, like, you get tackled, your head hits the turf and you see you know, flashes of light or ringing in your ears, but you're able to play.
BUBBA THE LOVE SPONGE: Or you get that Stinger that little Stinger for five or six seconds,
FAVRE: That’s concussion. So based on that I had thousands, had to, had to, because every time I hit the turf, there was ringing or stars going flashbulbs. But I was still able to play and that's what's kind of frightening about the concussion thing.