Football is a violent sport, with that violence comes some risk for injury no matter what level a player is competing. The strides to make the game safer have been extremely beneficial to all hold some stake in it. In the article linked to below by clicking on the picture, you can see the argument made by Syracuse and Atlanta Falcons football legend, Tim Green for why football is a asset to a young man, or woman’s life. He highlights the importance of reading and cognitive action, two things that are more important than performance on the football field. The article is called “Out of Bounds: How Well Intentioned Adults Want to End a Sport They Simply Don’t Understand”
For more info about Tim Green, please visit his main website.