Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains & Guns N’ Roses Members To Play Football At Charity Event

Mike McCready is hosting flag football tournament on September 7th at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. There will also be a celebrity game held, featuring Team Duff, whose page you can donate on. Team Duff includes Duff McKagan, Brad Adam, Jeff Angell, Jerry Cantrell, Kerry Carter, Ryan Castle, Craig Gass, Mike McCready, Lawyer Milloy, Joe Tafoya, and Lenny Wilkens.

McCready discusses his problems with Crohn’s Disease with, “I first got sick in the late 80’s when I was in L.A. trying to make it with my first band Shadow,” said McCready. “I was eating lunch with the band and had my first ever ‘attack.’ It was a pain I had never experienced before and I had to rush to the bathroom. I won’t go into detail, but I knew I had to see a doctor ASAP.”