Football, especially the National Football League brand, has come under fire for causing serious head injuries, depression, early dementia and even suicide. The Sardonika Policy Institute has been following the criticism and the NFL’s response, and has issued a timely two-part study. Why two parts? "It looks like we've been busy."
Starting with the most crucial piece of equipment, the helmet, the SPI believes the league should emulate one of the important advances in automobile safety: the airbag.