March 4, 2015 2:47 AM EST

New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford and former NFL receiver Sidney Rice both announced on Tuesday’s Fox and Friends that they will donate their brain to science research after their death.

Rice, who retired last July, estimated that he sustained eight to 10 concussions during his football career, the first of which he believes occurred when he was a child. Weatherford said he thinks he has sustained two concussions while in the NFL.

Weatherford said he’s doing it “more to help generations after us.”

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