Found May 05, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Earlier this week, Kurt Warner turned a number of heads with his comments about not wanting his children to play football. In the wake of the Junior Seau tragedy and what we currently know about head trauma caused by football injuries, Warner said that as a parent he would prefer for his sons to play something else. First, we heard Amani Toomer blasting the former NFL quarterback for what he saw as Warner trashing the game of football. On Friday, Merril Hoge had even stronger words for Warner. “I think it’s irresponsible and unacceptable,” Hoge said on NFL Live according to Pro Football Talk. “He has thrown the game that has been so good to him under the bus. He sounds extremely uneducated. “Head trauma is not the issue here — it’s how head trauma is treated. The game is safer than it has ever been because we’re being proactive with head trauma. That is the biggest issue. “I can’t believe that he would share that message because now moms and dads that are out there, and Billy wants ...

Did You Know? 5/5/2012

Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner played for the St. Louis Rams, New York Giants and most recently, the Arizona Cardinals during his time in the league. Prior to his NFL career, Warner was playing with the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League. Before the 1997 AFL season, Warner requested and earned a tryout with the Chicago Bears, but an injury to his throwing elbow caused...

Ex-Giants WR rips Kurt Warner

Amani Toomer criticized his former teammate for comments about not wanting his own kids to play football, saying they sounded "just a little disingenuous to me."

Merril Hoge on Kurt Warner: “He’s uneducated and irresponsible”

Former NFL player and current ESPN analyst Merril Hoge has a habit of speaking his mind, for better or for worse. Hoge had some strong words on NFL Live in regards to Kurt Warner’s comments Thursday that Warner wouldn’t want his sons to play football. Here are Hoge’s comments, via Pro Football Talk: “I think [...]

Kurt Warner should not have backed off his comments

Less than twenty-four hours from learning of the death of former NFL great Junior Seau, another NFL legend, Kurt Warner, made an appearance on the “Dan Patrick Show”. During the course of the ten minute interview, Warner was asked if, in light of what is now known about concussions along with his own experiences in [...]

Kurt Warner responds to Amani Toomer

Earlier in the day former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner was on the Dan Patrick Show and he indicated that he wouldn’t allow his kids to play football because of how dangerous it is. Former NFL wide receiver Amani Toomer responded to Warner’s comments on NBC Sports Talk by saying that Warner is ruining the game of football by saying he wouldn’t allow his kids to play. Now tonight...

Kurt Warner says he loves football, but not the violence

Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner went on the radio last week and claimed that he wouldn’t want his kids to play football because of the dangers that are involved with it dur to the hits players take that often lead to head injuries. After former NFL wide receiver Amani Toomer heard Warner’s comments, he went on television and stated that Warner is ruining the game of football...

Amani Toomer says Kurt Warner is trying to trash the game of football

As a father, Kurt Warner says he would not want his sons to play football. With the awareness that has been raised over the past several years in terms of concussions and head injuries, his opinion is one that is shared by many parents across the country. Football is a violent game, and some people would prefer that their children play a sport that is less aggressive. When discussing...

Dan Patrick rips Colin Cowherd for Kurt Warner questioning

Earlier today on his radio show, Dan Patrick called out ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd for what he perceived to be stealing Patrick's work.  To get you caught up on the controversy, it revolves around quotes made by NFL Network analyst Kurt Warner.  The former Cardinals QB made news yesterday by saying on The Dan Patrick Show that the thought of his children playing professional...

Dan Patrick calls out Colin Cowherd for not crediting him for Kurt Warner quotes

Dan Patrick frequently talks about his former employer, ESPN, (aka the “Mothership”), on his nationally syndicated and televised radio show, but he doesn’t often go after them as much as he did on Friday. Patrick was upset that ESPN Radio morning talk show host Colin Cowherd seemed to rip him off without giving credit, and he called him out for it. What happened is Patrick...

Dan Patrick actually expects ESPN to track all of its firsts

Kurt Warner told Dan Patrick that he would prefer that his kids didn't play football: “They both have the dream, like dad, to play in the NFL,” Warner said. “That’s their goal. And when you hear... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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