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Packers 2018 Fifth-Round Pick Cole Madison Unlikely To Resume Football Career

Packers 2018 Fifth-Round Pick Cole Madison Unlikely To Resume Football Career
Published On: Mon, Feb 11
May 27, 2015; Englewood, CO, USA; Denver Broncos safety Ross Madison (34) during organized team activities at the Broncos training facility. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Michael Cohen of the AthleticA reports that Packers OLA Cole Madison,A who elected not to report to the team for the start of training camp due to a personal matter, has been deeply affected by the tragic death of Washington State QBA Tyler Hilinski, who took his own life last year.

According to Cohen, Madisona€™s absence can be linked to emotional distress brought on by the suicide of his close friend.

a€œThe death of Tyler is in his head,a€ a source familiar with Madisona€™s situation tells Cohen.A a€œI dona€™t think hea€™s coming back. At least hea€™s not showing signs of it right now.a€

It was later discovered that Hilinski had been dealing with CTE.A 

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