Essay On Football Injuries

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To play football, you have to be aware of the risks of the game. The game that they play is very physical. Football players in the National Football League, College, High School, and even the kids that play in peewee leagues do not care about the risks, they just want to play the game they love. Football Players know the risks to their health and thus should be allowed to play the sport without any additional rules or equipment modifications. Football players love the game they play, but the game they play has many of risks to their health. Some football players talk about how they do not care about the risks and will do anything to play the game. Football players who have been injured countless times could tell when another player is hurt.…show more content…
Head injuries are one of the most common injuries in a football player. Neurologist Dr. Julian Bailes talked about the subject many times explaining the risks of injuries, but that doesn’t stop his kids from playing the game that people know and love. “I have two children who play football and I believe football is safer than it’s ever been” (Nixon). Football is a dangerous sport but they always have made sure to keep it as safe as possible with helmets and pads. If it was not as cautious as the sport actually is then it would not be a sport because of how dangerous it is. The sport is as safe as it could possibly be, injuries always occur no matter…show more content…
Although, anything can happen during a game of football. “Slowly, football 's death rate declined, and so did stories about its dangers. The next outbreak of worry came in 1954, when Cleveland Browns quarterback Otto Graham took to the pages of Sports Illustrated with a lament, “Football Is Getting Too Vicious.” It started a debate about “roughhouse tactics” that “increasingly mar the good name of football,”” (Heisel). Football will always be a dangerous game. That is what makes it fun and entertaining to watch and even play yourself. Football is a sport loved all around the country and is appreciated by
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