Essay On Concussions

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It’s rare to see the NFL under fire, but when it come to concussions, that’s a different story. The NFL claims progress is being made. On the first day of the start of the NFL season, linebacker Stewart Bradley of the Philadelphia Eagles tackled a player head first; his legs began to buckle and he collapsed. Minutes later, he was subbed back into the game. The NFL calls that progress? Concussions are a serious problem in football, for future athletes, and we need to solve it now. Problem with Concussions The dangers of life in the National Football League made headlines in 2009, when a study by the NFL found that retired players were 20 times more likely than other males to get memory problems. The obvious reason for this: concussions. Concussions
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