Two Birds, One Stone: The Case of Brodney Pool

Posted: 2nd December 2009 by Sam Ingro in NFL
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Four concussions in five years.

Brodney Pool has definitely been a marked man with his aggressive hits and over-the-middle coverage. In the last two years, Pool has made huge steps in becoming one of the better safeties in the league, despite an atrocious secondary in Cleveland. Much of those poor stats, however, are padded by the big plays given up routinely by cornerback Brandon McDonald.

It all leads up to the big question: What to do about a man taking so many head injuries? It's not safe to have him play, it's entirely possible he could suffer long term damage if he takes another big hit.

Mangini has suggested looking into a special helmet with more protection. Great thought, too little, too late. That should have been a priority after the head injury in the pr ...

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