There will, undoubtedly, be more emphasis on player safety and there’s nothing wrong with that. That’s particularly true when it comes to concussions and head injuries, an area the NFL neglected far too many years and whose former players now are paying the price.
Part of Goodell’s responsibility is to make sure they not only enjoy long careers, but healthy lives once they’re done.
Tim Dahlberg is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at tdahlberg(at)ap.org or http://twitter.com/timdahlberg
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