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Soft Leather Football Helmets, the first evolution in head protection for the NFL

In a previous article, the first in the series on the evolution of the football helmet, we discussed the time period when the game was played without any kind of head protection. It was an interesting thought process to go through; how would the game be different, would injuries go up or down, would tackling […]

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Football with no helmet? Evolution of the helmet part 1…

Why aren’t coaches, trainers, and various football organizations doing more to protect players, especially from head injuries? That is an interesting question, and one asked more often than it once was. In order to figure that out we decided to look into the evolution of the football helmet, what it is made of, and how […]

Gronkowski gets 1 game suspension, WHERE ARE ALL THE GROWNUPS!!!

Gronkowski is a walking talking moron that demonstrates exactly what is wrong with the nation these days in more ways that are immediately noticeable. We all know that he had a late hit in last week’s game that was absolutely out of line. If you aren’t familiar with it see my post on that topic: […]

NFL – Business, Politics, or What?

I, like everyone else, has heard about the NFL and players kneeling, and political arguments, and boycots, and and and, all season long. Oh, the President tweeted this, Jerry Jones is arguing over who runs the league, blah blah. Then you tune into the game, and there is political stunt after political discussion after advertising […]

My conversation with a Retired NFL Player

I had the chance yesterday to talk to a retired NFL player on a variety of topics. In addition to writing books (which I very much enjoy) I am a scientist. As such I solve problems. That’s what is the most misunderstood thing about scientists. We aren’t magical, we don’t have some huge insight no […]