Playing Football – Is it worth the risk?


The debate over concussions, depression and football has been in the news for the past few months because of the suicide death of NFL great Junior Seau. As the summer winds down and many high school football teams suit up for two-a-day practices, Regina takes a look at the risks and rewards of playing football to help players and their parents determine if the rewards are worth the risk?

Guests on this show:

    Scott Hallenbeck, USA Football

    Bernard Henry, Former Collegiate Football Player

    Dr. Richard Figler, Head of Clinical Concussion Center at the Cleveland Clinic

    John Mangels, Plain Dealer Science Writer