American Football Risks On and Off the Field

It’s no surprise that playing American football can be dangerous at times. Luckily, there are ways to make the game a little safer. This graphic depicts the risks but also the protective measures that have been and are being implemented on a continuous basis by the NFL to help protect players and lower the incidence and costs of injuries.


John McKeon is a former professional and collegiate American Football player and coach now living and working in New York. His goal is to spread news, information, and opinion on the global growth of the sport he loves.