NFL Concussions

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The number of concussions in the NFL is on the decline, but there were still 123 in the 2014 season. That could be part of the reason the League is hiring a Chief Medical Officer. And while fans still watch football in droves, fewer and fewer parents say they’re comfortable sending their kids out on the field. So are the NFL’s new policies helping to make the game safer?

Credits

Guest:
Jason Breslow - Concussion Watch - @jbrezlow

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott