Parents shift focus to football abdominal injuries

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Parents shift focus to football abdominal injuries – CBS News


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Three high school football players died from game-related injuries last month alone, and 16 have died since 2013. With the focus on concussions and discouraging helmet-to-helmet hits, tackling is often lower on the body, from the shoulders to the knees — and that opens up a different, potentially fatal worry. Mark Strassmann spoke to one couple who lost their 15-year-old son in 2008, when a hit caused his liver to rupture.

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