Football fans grapple with violent side of a beloved sport
The harrowing on-field collapse of Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin has forced some fans to confront a truth they’ve always known but hated to think about: Football, a game with violence in its DNA, can go from exciting and joyous to dark and tragic in a flash.
NFL playoffs offer too much to watch, so take a pass on some of the action
If you like watching pro football, you will love this weekend. There are six National Football League (NFL) playoff games played over three days. The winners move on, and the losers go home. The two top-ranked teams, the Green Bay Packers and the Tennessee Titans, will have their first games playoff next weekend.washingtonpost.com