Differences In Concussions

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From the multiple tables above, you are clearly able to get a very good understanding on how concussions are caused within the NFL, the types of plays that most frequently cause concussions, and what the NFL along with the team doctors are doing to help protect these athletes short and long term. As we can see from the first table, the difference was extremely miniscule. This is not to say that these rule changes were a waste however, I strongly believe that the NFL anticipated larger declines in concussions when making those rules but were unsuccessful. In the beginning of my paper my hypothesis was that increased discussions and increased protocols amongst team physicians would have a dramatic impact on the number of concussions per year.
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