Posts Tagged 'football concussion'

Browns Mishandled Colt McCoy’s Concussion

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I know I’ve written about concussions a lot recently, but there is so much in the news lately about them that the topic is on my mind a lot.  Just this week, in the Thursday night NFL game, Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy took a viscous shot to the head by Pittsburg Steelers LB James Harrison.  Anyone watching the game ...

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Are NFL Players Taking Concussion Risks Seriously?

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Earlier in the football season, I wrote about concussions and why they are a serious issue.  Last week during Monday Night Football, something happened in the NFL that highlights why concussions will likely continue to be a difficult injury for doctors and trainers to treat effectively.  Rob Gronkowski, a second-year tight end for the New England Patriots, took ...

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Why I’m Serious About Concussions

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Today I read an article in the New York Times about a high school football player who died suddenly in what appears to be a concussion-related injury.  These stories always give me a terrible feeling in the pit of my stomach.  Every Friday night during football season I am on the sidelines of a high school football game, and these ...

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