Football: Good or Bad? “Is it ok to watch football” An article by Ian Crouch demonstrates how

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Football: Good or Bad? “Is it ok to watch football” An article by Ian Crouch demonstrates how dangerous the sport is to its player’s bodies and brains. Sports are in our everyday lives, but do we really play the sport for excitement or for violence? Football is a sport that is simply full of danger and threat all the time. That’s just sports; there will always be risk for injury with any sport played. When fans watch football they love to see the big hit or the game winning touchdown play to wide-receivers. Violence raises enjoyment, but it also raises the chances for life threatening injuries. There is more to football than big hits, touchdowns, interceptions, and fumbles. Many good points are stated by Ian Crouch, but he is ultimately…show more content…
I believe that is a valid point by Crouch; it is a big concern to families when players play football because there will be malfunctions occurring to their bodies down the line. Although this is true when fans watch football, they want to keep and stay active. This leads to healthy, ripped bodies and that is an encouraging sign. As Crouch explained in the article “Still, Jackson never condemns football as too dangerous to exist – nor does he suggest reforms to the rules that might better protect players” (Crouch 3). Jackson is totally on the spot with this because it is by far the truth and that is what we as fans need to see. It may be dangerous at times but not enough to where it should not be in existence. Crouch points out that if it is an issue to watch or play football we as players should just leave the game and walk away before it’s too late (Crouch 3). Playing football will always be the one thing that everyone loves whether you’re playing in it or watching it as a fan or player. It simply is fun and the love players have for the game makes it that much sweeter. Jackson said that “there are more sincere pleasures: the deep friendships with fellow players and coaches and members of a team’s staff; the sights and smells of a manicured field: the feeling of catching your first professional touchdown after toiling for years in obscurity” (Crouch 3). This is what we adore about the

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