Player safety at center of "Heads Up Football"
ATLANTA -- When Atlanta Falcons President Rich McKay spoke Saturday to dozens of youth football officials about better protecting players, it wasn't just the health of the players at stake. The well-being of football might be on the line.
As information has surfaced about long-term dangers of head injuries, particularly when an injured person resumes contact too soon, youth player participation has dropped.
So when McKay, chairman of the NFL's rules-making competition committee, told ...
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