“I don’t think it’s going to change much,” he said. “The NFL does a pretty good job of looking at the concussion thing. They take a lot of precautions for players, but it’s always going to be a physical sport.”
Marino even had an unusual solution for parents worried about their sons getting concussions playing football. He said if a player is going to play, it is better he play at a young age rather that to wait for high school or middle school. Delaying football, Marino said, also means delaying learning the tackling fundamentals players need to protect their heads.