Concussions

Former Giants Safety Had CTE
Former New York Giants safety Tyler Sash who passed away on September 27th, was found to have a high level of CTE by the Boston University Concussion Legacy Foundation.  The Sash family donated Tyler's brain in hopes that it could help those in the future...
Biggest Problem In American Sports
The news broke earlier today about Gregg Williams being reinstated by the NFL and joining the Tennessee Titans coaching staff. He was the lead suspect in the Bountygate case and missed the entire 2012 NFL season with his suspension. The Bountygate situation only strengthened the discussion about the…
Effect Of Concussions On Future Of NFL
Over the last few years, over 4,000 former NFL players have filed lawsuits against the NFL for the impact of concussions on their post-career health. There is also a story that came out today about how a precedent may have already been set for the NFL paying off former players for having health issu…
NFL Backup Quarterbacks: What Teams Can Survive?
This past weekend was brutal for NFL starting quarterbacks, as four guys went down with injuries, three of them with concussions: Alex Smith, Jay Cutler, Michael Vick and Ben Roethlisberger. As we take a look at each team's respective backup quarterbacks, what team is in the best shape going fo…
Sid Crosby Gets A Huge Contract Extension
Pittsburgh captain Sid Crosby, also known as Sid the Kid can now be called Sid the cash cow. The leader of the Penguins  agrees to a 12 year deal with the Pens for a reported 104.4 million dollars.
The deal represents huge risk for the Penguins due to Crosby's concussion history...
Rangers’ Staal Cleared for Contact
The New York Rangers' best defensemen, Marc Staal, has yet to play a game this year due to post concussion syndrome.  Monday, he was cleared for contact.  The announcement paves the way for his return to the team.
Suing The NFL Because Of Concussions
Let me see if I have this correct. Several ex-NFL players are suing the league because of concussions? This to me is like a fireman suing cause they have to face heat and smoke. Isn't this part of the territory former players? I don't mean to sound un-sympathetic towards the former players…

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