Head Injuries Catching Up with NFL: Something Needs To Change

Posted: 19th September 2009 by Steven Resnick in NFL
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If you were to ask a majority of football fans on why they enjoy watching football the majority of the answers would be to see the big hits, regardless if it's at the college level or NFL level. Yet, there's something more troubling as a result of the big hits especially the hits that cause a player to have a concussion and even worse is what happens to players who have had multiple concussions. The NFL has finally stepped in making rules that help out certain players who are in a defenseless position, yet even that has been frowned upon. An even more scary thought is the fact that in 1994, when the NFL instituted the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Committee, the head of the committee wasn't even a doctor who specialized in neurology. So, when certain players looked for help after their retir ...

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