“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.

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Boston University rescinds award to ‘Concussion‘ doctor Bennet Omalu

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Former NFL players closer to receiving concussion benefits

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Boston University School of Medicine scientist Robert Stern stands in front of projected images of brain scans as he addresses researchers at a meeting held to launch a seven-year study into chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, at the school Wednesday in Boston. Researchers are moving ahead with their efforts to find a way to diagnose CTE in the living, even without the NFL’s help. After a fight between the league and scientists over grant money, the National Institutes of Health funded the $16 million study. (Steven Senne/AP)

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