Posts Tagged ‘Austin Collie’

At what point is enough, enough? When do the medical professionals, coaches, team executives and other sensible people in authority step in and protect a player from himself, and perhaps save his life?
I sure hope the powers that be with the Indianapolis Colts are asking themselves these questions today about wide receiver Austin Collie, who has now suffered what has been confirmed as yet another concussion.

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So who is to blame if Austin Collie continues to play and is again seriously injured? The Colts? The team desperately needs his pass-catching skills to make a run through the playoffs. Collie? I’m sure he is wondering right now if his career is over. No player in his prime wants to stop playing if he thinks he still can. What about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell? Is he thinking about Austin Collie? Goodell certainly talks loudly about head injuries. Here is the one case the commissioner should monitor with a high-tech microscope, and hold it up for all of us to see.

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