The NFL's Headache Problem

Can we all agree that it is no longer a secret and/or that it isn’t possible for the NFL to hide from its players that there are specific risk factors for head injuries, including concussions? And let’s not include in this discussion the argument that the players from 25+ years have a gripe with the […]

There is No Such Thing as Safer Football

NOTE: This item was written on 9/19/2011. On 9/22/11 the writer’s son fractured his left forearm playing football, when attempting to break his fall to the ground after a tackle. The idea of “safer” football is a pipe dream. Safer football – especially at the highest levels – in the context of eliminating head injuries […]

ACL Injury Epidemic

While the Concussion Bogeyman storyline is being advanced by the mainstream press there’s a real injury epidemic that’s brewing. This story doesn’t have the sizzle delivered by the combination of football and concussions, but it’s a growing problem with real statistics that make it a real concern. ACL injuries and the financial strain they put […]

Concussion Prevention Program

I humbly offer a concussion prevention program that will have a 100% success rate. This is not a trick or an attempt to be clever. This is a bona fide solution for those folks who are afraid that they – or their kids – will be subjected to dementia or any other ill effect that […]