NFL’s Request for Brains Must Yield Honest Effort to Sack Trauma

Posted: 21st December 2009 by Teddy Mitrosilis in NFL
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The old adage applies here: Help me to help you. As we sit down to enjoy our Sunday rituals of barbecues, halftime naps, or whatever yours may be while you indulge in a day of football, one thing will always remain constant. Helmet-to-helmet collisions; foreheads hitting knees; the back of skulls exchanging low-fives with the turf; all of these vicious realities that generate immediate cringing will never fade.á They waltz hand-in-hand with the guacamole and the Miller Lite at our football gatherings. In that sense, the news coming from Boston is uplifting. According to an Associated Press report, the NFL is joining Boston University brain researchers in the quest to accurately define the long-term effects concussions and other football-induced head trauma has on the lives of players. The ...

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