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The NFL has launched an effort to try to ease mothers' concerns about football safety and to educate them about everything from tackling techniques to helmets.February 07, 2014
Heads Up, a program designed to teach safer tackling to youth football players, may not be as effective as parents are led to believe.January 09, 2014
Trevor Matich, Jerome Bettis and Darren Woodson discuss the decline in participation in the nation's largest youth football program, Pop Warner, and how proper safety measures could make the game safer.November 14, 2013
After a career of concussions, George Visger, a former NFL player, says he regrets his decision to play football.January 31, 2013
Jane Leavy discusses her Grantland column on Dr. Ann McKee, who is attempting to make the game of football safer.August 17, 2012
Football is a game of collisions, even for children, and the long-term danger of concussions has become a national issue. Some parents, including the families of former NFL players, are re-considering whether it's worth the risk.February 04, 2011