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By On August 11th, 2017

Preseason brain injuries show the NFL still hasn’t learned

The 2017 NFL season hasn’t even officially kicked off, but players are already suffering concussions in preseason training and games. The early brain injuries may foreshadow a tough season for the NFL and it’s handling of brain injuries. The league has been under intense scrutiny of its handling of concussions since the release of a…

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By On January 27th, 2017

NFL Says Concussions Were Down In 2016, But Were They Really?

Several recent reports have shown that the number of diagnosed concussions in high school and college sports have been quickly rising. But, this news is often seen positively. It is seen as a reflection of better awareness and identification of brain injuries when they happen, while many concussions have been completely ignored in the past.…

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By On July 21st, 2016

Eugene Monroe Retires From NFL at 29 With Brain Injury Fears

Until June of this year, 29-year old Eugene Monroe was a well-respected offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens. Now, after a tumultuous couple months, Monroe is joining the growing number of NFL players to retire from the sport because of fears about long-term brain injury and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The starting offensive tackle was…

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By On March 21st, 2016

NFL Owners Make Concussions A Top Priority

In the past, the NFL may have hidden from the issue of traumatic brain injuries in professional football. That isn’t the case any longer, according to one NFL team owner. Speaking before the league’s owners meetings this week, New York Giants owner John Mara told reporters that concussions and CTE would be a major concern…

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By On February 22nd, 2016

The Impact of Brain Injuries In The NFL [Infographic]

It is no secret that football has a concussion problem. Between lawsuits, high-profile retirements, and controversial deaths, the impact of head injuries in both professional and amateur football has been massive in the past few years alone. But how severe is the problem of brain injuries in football? An infographic recently shared by Rosenfeld Injury…

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