Think Flag Football is Safer Than Tackle?

My son wants to play football this coming fall and I keep going back and forth whether we should start him in flag football or just get him started in tackle football like my husband did at age 6.

Watching movies like Concussion doesn’t help either. I just saw this article posted to Becker’s Spine from a recent journal article. You make the call.

Flag Football vs Tackle Football

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