Should the NFL Be Responsible to Long Term Injuries to Players?
NFL should be responsible for the long term illnesses associated with playing the sport. The
NFL should not be responsible for long term injuries and mental conditions that professional football players suffer from, players should protect themselves at all cost …show more content…
NFL players simply turn the other way when it comes to their head injuries. Playing the game of football, there is always a chance of getting injured and the level of danger is increased every time a player decides to step on the field. Professional football players have to assume some type of responsibility and they know the risk associated with the game of football. So I ask again, why the NFL should be held responsible for players who do not take matters in to there own hands when it is about their health? Throughout the years the NFL has advanced in making the game safer for the players, starting with the equipment. In the NFL many players use older helmets for comfort, which causes a problem because the technology is outdated. State of the art helmets may protect one football player one way and not protected another in the same matter, while it may not because everyone has different body types so the equipment must suit the needs of the individual. Equipment like chin straps and mouth guards are used to prevent concussions, but they are very