It is time that the NFL initiate protocols that follow players during their careers by monitoring the subtle abnormalities that might occur in their brain functioning. We now know sophisticated imaging technologies are available which can detect these changes.
The NFL has a unique opportunity to lead by example. It can choose to use its enormous platform to better protect their most valuable asset -- the players -- and simultaneously publicize the importance of proper concussion safety.
Remember when people always used to say that the Super Bowl was "boring?" After last night, and last year, it should take at least at least a half-decade of clunkers for that cliché to take hold again.