NFL coaches' decisions about now
If any coach could have said no to culture, it was Shanahan, and he didn't
Mike Shanahan undoubtedly knows that a football player isn't and never has been a rational or responsible guardian of his own health. This is not a new concept; the durability and evidence of the theory can be found in the thousands of former players hobbling around wondering where they put their keys. The equation is pretty straightforward: Violence plus competiveness plus the power of brotherhood equals a disregard for personal welfare.
And that's why the commotion ...
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