As America’s most popular sport encounters a liability problem … as gladiator Junior Seau kills himself with a shotgun blast to the chest and leaves his damaged brain to study … as awareness and penalties increase around an NFL commissioner confronting the oxymoronic task of making a violent game safe … and as the rules change but the culture really doesn’t … we think we know this forever-growing monster we are cheering on Sundays. But we don’t. We have no earthly idea. … Read More
(via The Miami Herald)
I read that article yesterday morning and almost threw up. It’s so disturbing what these guys go through to play.
Makes you wonder a bit what would happen if things like this article were juxtaposed with the game broadcasts themselves on a regular basis, e.g., true player profiles like the one Taylor delivers here, rather than the puff pieces we usually get.
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