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NFL Knows If It Bleeds, It Leads

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NFL style of play is a violent sport. It always has been but it may not always be. Enormous strides have been made over the last five years by the Commissioner, Union and owners in changing the game for safety’s sake to prevent more injuries, especially concussions. Does even more need to be done? Absolutely! More has to be done across the board but without damaging the integrity and traditions of the game. The question now is; What more can we do without radically changing the game, governing all aspects of contact, and potentially losing fans but yet increasing safety? It’s a fine line that can change the game, as we know it.

 

Roger Goodell recently tabled, “do we really eliminate the Kick off”, which does account for the most amount of injuries and...

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