Are NFL concussion lawsuits killing youth football?

The number of young men signing up to play youth football is dropping and local administrators think that this is because of the headlines surrounding the NFL concussion lawsuits.  Stories of concussions, amnesia, brain damage, and depression are scaring parents away from signing up their sons for football. Youth League Fallout The Minnesota … [Read more...]

Will concussions bankrupt the NFL?

Some 3,500 former NFL players are now involved in the ever-rising number of concussion related lawsuits against the league.  If the suit isn't dismissed, if the suit is lost, is it possible that the NFL could be facing enough in damages that it would actually go bankrupt?  There are certainly millions of dollars at stake... The Concussion … [Read more...]

Jeff Herrod and the Dangers of NFL Concussions

Jeff Herrod is one of the more than 3,000 former NFL players suing the league for failing to have proper procedures around diagnosing, treating, and educating about concussions. Herrod led the Colts defense in tackling for seven seasons before he retired, but at the age of 46 he's found that those years of heavy-hitting have done a great deal of … [Read more...]

Are bigger football players causing more concussions?

The average weight of NFL players has increased over the years and some experts are wondering if that weight increase is leading to a higher concussion risk. The Deaths With the NFL concussion lawsuits and news of players committing suicide and suffering with depression making headlines on a nearly daily basis, one can't help but wonder why all … [Read more...]

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