Vontaze Burfict puts other players on the field at an unnecessary risk with his violent, aggressive play. The NFL has fined and suspended him time and again—the league should consider taking a more permanent step.
A new NFL rule, penalizing a player 15 yards if he lowers his head and makes contact with an opponent with his helmet, is beneficial for the game's safety. But given the limited tackling in practice and the insistance on implementing the rule immediately, players, coaches and officials will have no time to adopt the new style of play.
Everyone recognizes there’s a problem—a lot of problems, actually—and many have suggested eliminating cheerleaders as the solution. It’s not. The league needs to look at college sports and take these five steps to save cheerleading in the NFL