Former CU linebacker Chad Brown likes the idea of $70 million to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries, but thinks it falls short.
Football coaches across the Denver metro area are working to make the game safer for young players. It’s part of the “Heads Up” football program and it’s the first-of-its-kind player safety clinic.
To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
The University of Northern Colorado in Greeley is doing more than just talking when it comes to trying to reduce head injuries among their football players.
No question football is violent, especially when it comes to the head. With 22 guys crashing into each other at full speed, which position is the riskiest? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the stats.
Wes Welker won’t play Thursday night against San Diego as he recovers from his second concussion in less than a month.
Concussions are a major health concern in Colorado, especially among high school athletes. Now new research has found that children in Colorado may be safer than children elsewhere.
After yet another injury, Wes Welker has entered the mystery world of concussion management. By all indications, he should be on the no-play list this week. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains the NFL guidelines for concussions as well as the forms and checklists used by doctors to make decisions.
After Wes Welker suffered his second concussion in four games on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, Sports writer Jeff Pearlman addressed a letter to Welker asking the wide receiver to retire.
John Moffitt wasn’t unhappy with a lack of playing time in Denver. He quit the NFL because he’d lost his love for the game and was tired of risking his health.