Concussion Discussion: 9 Solutions That Will Keep NFL Superstars Healthy

October 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since Week 6 of the NFL concluded, everyone ranging from Hall-of-Fame pundits to armchair bloggers have weighed in on the concussion epidemic facing the league. In 2010, the athletes that play the game are bigger, stronger and faster than ever before. Not surprisingly, the rate of injury, especially head trauma, is something that has forced the hand of the NFL powers-that-be to make some drastic decisions that could permanently alter the professional game as we know it.
In the last couple of days, a great deal of amusement has been derived from watching journalists—many of whom have never before donned a set of shoulder pads let alone played in a competitive full-contact game—dictate how football should be played to the rest of us.
Full disclosure: My singular year of freshman high school football, by no means, makes me an expert on the brutality of the game at the professional level. But watching a bunch of talking heads taking verbal shots at Steelers Pro Bowl l...

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