The hubster and I are still deciding if our 5y.o. should play football. (He really wants to!)
First, I posted reasons why your son should/should not play football. Then I attended the NFL Health and Safety Event and learned of Heads Up Football which is teaching new techniques designed to decrease concussions and make the game safer. Then, the President announced that if he had a son – he’d be leary about him playing football (he probably didn’t know about Heads Up Football). And now, NFL players are giving their two cents – on both sides of the fence. See what they have to say ….
- “Football’s a great game. It’s such a great game because it teaches you about life and lessons and there’s so much to be gained by participating in football. .. just to continue to have this conversation and continue to talk about it and just do whatever we can to make it safer whether it be through rule change or research.”-MATT BIRK, Baltimore Ravens center Continue reading