Former NFL linebacker LaVar Arrington gave his opinion of the football’s “concussion crisis” on ESPN’s Outside the Lines and made it clear that he won’t be holding his kids back from playing the sport that he loves.
“To me, it’s sissification, and I think that’s the only way to put it,” Arrington said. “I will not go through my life scared and I don’t want my children to go through life scared. I started playing football when I was 8 years old and I would never not want to give that opportunity to my children.”
I understand where Arrington is coming from, but I really believe there are a lot of current and former players that are in denial about the dangers of playing football. And when you have kids playing it and using their helmet as a weapon and not properly tackling it’s even more dangerous.
New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora went on Twitter on Tuesday and spoke out about football the dangers of football and is clearly in support of what former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner said in regards to protecting his kids and not wanting them to play football.
By the Way, Kurt Warner is Right to think how he is thinking about his kids and football.
— Osi Umenyiora (@OsiUmenyiora...
Former wide receiver Stacy Robinson, a member of the New York Giants' first two Super Bowl-winning teams, died Tuesday at the age of 50.
The team confirmed the news but did not disclose the cause of death. Multiple reports said Robinson had been battling cancer.
"We are deeply saddened by the passing of Stacy Robinson," Giants co-owner John Mara said in a statement...
Yesterday I wrote that Cris Carter may become the voice of reason in the concussion debate. It would seem that one of the antagonists to reason and logic may be Osi Umenyiora who voiced his agreement with Kurt Warner about concerns over health concerns resulting from repeated hits to the head. Umenyiora didn't stop there. He also said that he thought he may end up in a wheel...
Robert Griffin III is going to do very well for himself, no matter what happens on the football field. The new starting QB for the Washington Redskins is acting quickly on his fame, and has already put the wheels in motion to profit off himself. There are several reports that Griffin hired an attorney almost [...]
Washington Redskins free agent linebacker Rocky McIntosh worked out for the Minnesota Vikings, according to a league source.
McIntosh previously visited the Miami Dolphins.
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