"He was disabled from playing football due to the concussions. That's all I'm really going to indicate in terms of his condition at this time," Schnitzer said in an email. "It'll develop through the litigation."
"Unfortunately, with these types of injuries, as has been documented, the long-term effects of the injuries to the brain may not manifest themselves for a number of years," Bret Schnitzer, Best's attorney, said in an email to The Associated Press. "Jahvid obviously had some manifestation of concussion syndrome, which is well documented in the media. But in terms of the full extent of the injury to the brain, as we can see from other players and from the science, that can't always be determined in a 25-year-old."