Source: USA Today
Even for all the safety precautions that parents and coaches are taking at the youth and high school levels, football is at a crossroads.
Medical professionals, politicians and even former players are scrutinizing the sport on national outlets.
The growing concern about brain injuries and head trauma continue to impact the game. A study earlier this summer from neuropathologist Dr. Ann McKee found chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the brains of 110 of 111 deceased former NFL players.
There have been almost 35 players under the age of 30 retire from the NFL in the past two years.
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