On a rare break from his sabbatical from football, Matt Chaney added his incredible historical insight and commented on Bob Costa’s stance on youth football:

Great comments and position by Bob Costas, regarding juveniles and brain risk and outcome of tackle football. America’s child protection structure is faulty, even ridiculous without the prohibition of collision football, at least in the public sector. The institutions of medicine, education and law have head in sand–for at least 110 years, since JAMA editors declared ‘that football is no game for boys to play,’ backed by a significant group of medical professionals, football insiders, educators and more authorities of the period [see 1907 JAMA below/attached].
1907.12.21 JAMA editorial ‘FB Mortality Among Boys’
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