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Nfl Player Safety

NFL Safety: It's Worth Dying '10 To 15 Years Early' To Play In NFL

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.18.2014 | Sports

After a lingering back injury kept Bears safety Chris Conte off the field during Monday night's game, the 25-year-old NFL player told Chicago's WBBM-A...

Face It: Can We Be a Country Without Football?

Michele Willens | Posted 02.03.2015 | Sports
Michele Willens

I have heard people predict that the NFL could be gone a decade from now. But they are quickly reminded that it is the most popular spectator sport, (as were the gladiators) and the networks won't part with all that money.

Kurt Warner Explains Why He Lets His Kids Play Football

Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports

Two-time NFL MVP Kurt Warner won't forbid his children from playing football but he remains concerned about the dangers of the sport. "As a parent,...

Reggie Bush: NFL Games Are 'Just Like Being In A Car Crash'

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports

The roster of NFL players taking issue with Thursday games just got a big-name recruit: Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush, reports CBS Detroit. ...

NFL Suspended Titans Defender Over Player Safety

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL has suspended Titans safety Michael Griffin one game without pay as a repeat offender of the league's rules prohibit...

NFL Losing Concussion PR Battle

Scott Janssen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Scott Janssen

Football is a violent game and always will be, but that does not mean steps should not be taken to lower the risk of injury.


AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 09.18.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Roger Goodell believes the NFL's new player safety rules are working. Goodell participated in a series of meetings on player health and s...

Bye Bye Tuck Rule

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.20.2013 | Sports

PHOENIX — If it was good enough for football's greatest running back, NFL owners figure, it should work in the 21st century. Team owners passed...

'A Culture Of Safety For Every Sport'

AP | Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will continue to do "everything we can" to make football safer. ...

Should NFL Consider Drastic Field Change?

Posted 02.12.2013 | Sports

By Dan Pompei, National Football Post The NFL has looked to a lot of places to make its game safer. It even has looked to Canada. And it may contin...

Goodell Responds To Obama's NFL Safety Comments

AP | Posted 02.01.2013 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will look at eliminating certain low blocks and improve the quality of playing fields as...

'Not Like We Signe Up To Play Tennis'

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

-- Super Bowl week is beginning to resemble one of those family reunions where your crazy uncle says something outrageous, but just true enough to sp...

WATCH NFL Runs Commercial Touting History Of Promoting Player Safety

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 02.07.2012 | Sports

In recent years, player safety has been a hot button issue in the NFL, with commissioner Roger Goodell making a point to levy serious fines for hits d...

NFL Fighting Concussions With Technology

Sharon Chirban, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sharon Chirban, Ph.D.

Athletes know that playing through the pain is simply not an option anymore. This alone has probably saved thousands of kids from possible concussion mismanagement.