Big hits and crushing tackles have become synonymous with football throughout the game's history.However, concussions and potential long-lasting injuries have become more noticeable as players get faster and stronger.

As additional research brings the dangers of head injuries to light, coaches and players are doing what they can to keep everyone informed and safe.

Click on the link below to view video and information for the News 12/Newsday special report: Hard Knocks.

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