Former NFL receiver Antwaan Randle El regrets ever playing football

Screen Shot 2016-01-19 at 7.48.50 PM“There’s no correcting it. There’s no helmet that’s going to correct it. There’s no teaching that’s going to correct it. It just comes down to it’s a physically violent game. Football players are in a car wreck every week.”

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Randle El is not naive to the profitability of the sport or the impact it has on society, but with the concussion and life-long injury issues getting more attention than ever before, the nine-year veteran thinks the end may be near. “Right now, I wouldn’t be surprised if football isn’t around in 20, 25 years.” —The Washington Post