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.
Former Cardinals defensive back Hamza Abdullah took to Twitter on Thursday to blast the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell for not doing enough to ensure players’ well-being.
Students who suffer concussions are told to take a break from sports. Now, doctors recommend they take a break from academics as well.
High school football players are learning how to protect themselves on the field. They are trying to reduce the risk of head and neck injuries.