Former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi suffered a stroke Thursday, Alexi Cohan of the Boston Herald reports.
This according to an announcement by his foundation, Tedy’s Team.
Bruschi, 46, has a transient ischemic attack, which is also known as a mini stroke. TIA is a temporary blockage of blood flow to the brain that typically doesn’t cause permanent damage if recognized.
Bruschi is recovering well at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. The linebacker for the Patriots and played 13 seasons in the NFL before retiring in 2009.