Ex-Patriot, ESPN analyst Bruschi recovering after 2nd stroke

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Ex-Patriot, ESPN analyst Bruschi recovering after 2nd stroke

Former Patriots linebacker, ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi recovering after suffering 2nd stroke, family says he’s ‘recovering well’

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ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots linebacker and ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi is recovering in a Massachusetts hospital after suffering a second stroke.

His family says in a statement the 46-year-old suffered the stroke Thursday and immediately recognized the warning signs of arm weakness, face drooping and speech difficulties.

Bruschi was admitted to Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, where his family said Friday he was “recovering well.”

Bruschi had a stroke in February 2005 just days after the Patriots won the Super Bowl and learned he had a congenital heart defect that produced a hole in his heart. He had surgery to repair the hole and retired. But he sat out less than a year…

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