(Video) NFL: Will Smith Stuns & Takes on the NFL in Trailer For New Movie “Concussion”

Million dollar lawsuits, suicides and more have shone a bright light on CTE and the effects of head trauma sustained from playing football, more specifically in the NFL.  In “Concussion”, Will Smith takes the NFL head on (pun intended), playing the role of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist and neuropathologist who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy in football players who got hit in the head over and over again.

(Photos) NFL: Players No Longer Need Helmets?

The game of football as we presently know it, could be changing right before our eyes. The safety chairman of the NFL says that players may not need to wear helmets in the future!

NFL: League Reportedly Pressured ESPN to Back Out of Concussion Documentary

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has made it clear that player safety is the league’s top priority. But according to a New York Times report, pressure from the NFL led to ESPN pulling out joint project with PBS’ Frontline investigating head injuries.  Read more after the jump.

NFL: Former WR David Boston Sentenced to 6 Months For Punching a Woman in the Face

Former NFL wide receiver David Boston was facing four years in jail for punching a woman in the face instead he got six months.  So why was the judge more lenient on him?  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie

NFL: Junior Seau’s Family Having a Change of Heart About Donating His Brain to Research

The family of Junior Seau is reconsidering its decision to allow researchers to study his brain for signs of damage caused by concussions suffered during his 20-year NFL career, Chargers team chaplain Shawn Mitchell told Reuters on Saturday.  Read more after the jump. @Shay_Marie x @gametimegirl

NFL: Giants Owner John Mara Believes the NFL is “Evolving Towards” Eliminating Kickoffs

New York Giants owner John Mara, a member of the NFL’s Competition Committee, says he can see a day in which kickoffs will be eliminated from football.  Read more after the jump. @Shay_Marie x @gametimegirl

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