Found January 29, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
During today’s Super Bowl media day, Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard admitted that he agrees with President Barack Obama about the dangers of football and says he doesn’t want his son to play football. “I don’t want my son to play this game,” per Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. I can relate to Pollard.  I have a five year-old son and I might let him play in high school. It all depends on if any progress has been made towards making the football safer. Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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