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Nfl Safety

Rob Gronkowski Says He'd Rather Suffer A Concussion Than A Knee Injury

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.03.2015 | Sports

For Gronk, tearing an ACL is much worse than suffering a concussion.

NFL Owners Approve Medical Timeout

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.24.2015 | Sports

The new rule will give authority to a third party to call for a medical timeout.

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.

It's Time to Find a Way to Protect NFL Players From Themselves

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

"For a doctor to read a computer and tell me how hard I've been hit and to pull me out of a game... that won't sit well with a lot of players."

Defending the Indefensible

Edward Flattau | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports
Edward Flattau

A recent book, The War on Football, challenges the increasing body of evidence that participation in organized tackle football all too often leads to chronic disability, fatal brain disease, and early death, particularly at the professional level. Indeed, the author contends that football is safer than bicycling, skiing and cheerleading.

Jordan Schultz

Troy Polamalu: 'If I Changed My Style, Then I Wouldn't Be Me' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.27.2013 | Sports

Troy Polamalu, 32, has reached the zenith of pro football. The former USC standout is a two-time Super Bowl champion, a seven-time Pro Bowler at stron...

5 Rule Changes the NFL Needs to Make

David Macaray | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
David Macaray

Why on earth would you penalize a team for not having enough defenders? It's their own damned fault if the opponent takes advantage of the differential.

NFL Does 'Safety Dance'

Posted 09.08.2013 | Sports

If there were a theme song for the early games of the opening Sunday of the 2013 NFL season then it might as well have been "The Safety Dance." The Ti...

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Von Miller On Super Bowl Prediction And 'Hilarious' Peyton Manning | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

The second pick of the 2011 draft, Denver's Von Miller, has become the premier outside linebacker in the NFL at 23 years old. He was named the Defensi...

The Myth Of Safe Football | Patrick Hruby | Posted 03.28.2013 | Sports

When was the last time you planned out a car crash? Or practiced the safest way to run full speed into a brick wall? Never? Pity. You're not much of a...

'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. ...

The NFL's CTE Clock Is Beginning to Tick in Real Time

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2013 | Sports
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

January is always an exciting time for the NFL with the playoffs taking place culminating with the Super Bowl. This year, however, the excitement was tempered as the issue of brain trauma created headlines twice during the month.

The End Of The NFL?

Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

NFL violence makes strange bedfellows. With Super Bowl XLVII looming, President Obama and Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard have both expres...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York
Len Berman

It seemed like a good idea: NFL owners voting to make thigh and knee pads mandatory for players in 2013. Safety's a good thing right? Well some of the players don't see it that way.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.08.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Will the NFL die out for health reasons or just turn into flag football? Or will coaches at all levels stamp warning labels on their playbooks like cigarettes?