A rising defense, which challenges the growing orthodoxy that football is a death sport, is nothing more than a clever filibuster. Like cigarettes and steroids, the seriousness of concussions is no longer open for debate.
What passes for excitement in the NFL today happens on Park Avenue in the commissioner's office. Roger Goodell is the person to watch in the NFL, on every issue, with every team. The NFLPA is losing the battle for the public.