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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Articles tagged: concussions

Willie Parker: ‘If you get a concussion, why would you tell?’

Add former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Willie Parker to the list of players who admit they would hide concussion symptoms if it meant getting back into a game. The NFL has recently made a serious push to improve their methods for identifying players who are concussed during games and holding them out of action for…Read More

Ed Reed: If you want to stop concussions, stop football in general

The NFL has decided to overturn the one-game suspension it gave Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed earlier this week for his hit on Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. However, the league is still fining Reed $50,000 for the play, and that’s something he is not happy about. “It really needs to be discussed for…Read More

Troy Polamalu admits he’s lied about concussions to get into games

Troy Polamalu says football players suffer an alarming amount of concussions during a typical season and that he’s even lied to hide his concussions so he could continue playing. The Steelers safety joined “The Dan Patrick Show” to talk about his experience filming “Dark Knight” and was asked how many concussions he’s suffered during his…Read More

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