Also on Sunday, at 9 am EST, Outside the Lines will have a show dedicated to helmets, in particular Riddell. Although interviewed (not on camera) for the story my opinions did not make the final cut. Here is a preview;
Here is a quick written excerpt;
The recent concussion lawsuits by NFL players are once again raising questions about head trauma and helmet safety in professional football. In the eye of the storm is the League’s official helmet-maker, Riddell, who is also being sued and has come under fire from members of Congress for allegedly making deceptive marketing claims regarding helmet protection. Sunday on Outside the Lines, ESPN The Magazine’s senior writer Peter Keating takes a closer look at the safety claims surrounding helmets.