Now that a 24-year-old linebacker who is in seemingly good health has chosen to retire, the NFL once again finds itself trying to convince folks that the sport of football is safe.
Articles tagged: concussions
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland is retiring from football after just one season due to concerns about the long-term effects of head trauma.
Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte has missed time this season with a variety of injuries, most notably two concussions.
Former NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb was forced to end his playing career before he reached his 30s because of head injuries. Kolb suffered four concussions that we know about.
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles took a huge hit from San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers as he was crossing the goal line on a first-half touchdown run Sunday.
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis shared some thoughts on Wednesday about concussions that probably won’t make the league happy.
Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden is no stranger to injuries.
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.