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 •  June 20, 2016

There have been a series of female firsts in the NFL this past year. First a woman was named an official, then the first training camp coach, followed by full-time coach. Now a woman is head team physician for the first time. Sarah Thomas was named the first female official last season and she performed well. Jen Welter was hired by the Cardinals...

National Football Post

 •  June 6, 2016

Everyone needs to stop taking sides and protecting their own interests. The NFL, team owners, Congress, NIH, concussion researchers, movie makers, medicine in general, players, coaches and media are all at fault here. Controversy was re-ignited and politics further injected recently when a congressional report criticized the NFL and their doctors....

National Football Post

 •  May 23, 2016

The Jacksonville Jaguars now have the dubious distinction of having two consecutive top-5 overall picks injured early in the offseason program. Last year, Dante Fowler, Jr. tore his ACL in the first rookie minicamp practice. Now Jalen Ramsey has suffered a “small” meniscus tear. Last week I wrote how half of teams will suffer a significant injury...

National Football Post

 •  February 1, 2016

MMMD 2.1.16 Why have concussions increased 58%? The NFL announced concussions diagnosed during 2015 regular season games jumped to 185, up from 115 in 2014. Last year, the NFL announced the opposite, a 25% decrease in overall concussions. Why the conflicting trends in head injury? Overall, there were 271 concussions during the 2015 season, up from...

National Football Post

 •  November 23, 2015

I know the Rams to have a quality head athletic trainer. He saw enough .... Devonta Freeman and Zach Ertz left with head injuries. In 2015, with