Why Concussions Will Force the NFL Into Early Retirement

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The NFL is so big and deeply rooted in our culture that it’s invincible right?

Wrong.

Football is a multi-billion dollar industry, but with all the research being done on long term health issues over the past 14 years, the NFL will steadily decline in popularity.

Head injuries in the NFL are getting so much attention now that they even made a movie called “Concussion” about the discoveries of brain diseases caused by repeated blows to the head in ex-NFL players and the denial of the NFL to acknowledge those findings.

It wasn’t until April 11th, 2016, 14 years after Dr. Bennet Omalu posthumously diagnosed Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Pittsburgh Steelers center Mike Webster with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain condition known as CTE that the NFL finally admitted that there is a link between the two. “Until Miller’s testimony the official NFL policy…

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