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Football and COVID-19: A teachable moment

Athletes of all stripes, not just football players, and their coaches, can use this critical moment of community health emergency to build important life skills that will make a difference off and eventually back on the field. I urge educators, coaches, parents, community leaders, and statewide administrators to consider what harm is committed in the name of giving in to a child’s wishes, without genuine consideration of the big picture.  Our teens, understandably want to be on the field, but honestly is that really the most important concern at this juncture in history?