Former Packer Antonio Freeman Discusses Concussion Safety and Prevention
October 4, 2013 Leave a Comment
When Wisconsin Public Television interviewed former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Antonio Freeman for the upcoming Director’s Cut episode on the film “eXtreme, Loyal, Victorious: The Packers’ Fan Experience” (airing 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19), host Pete Schwaba took a few extra moments to ask him about his experience with concussions and head injuries in football and new ways to make the game safer for all athletes. In addition to his 10-year All-Pro career, Freeman is a member of the NFL’s Player Safety Advisory Panel, which works to protect and support the safety of its players.
Find a full array of online resources about concussion awareness and prevention from sources including UW Health, the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association (WIAA) and more at WPT Engagement’s Creating Health site.
Concussions and player safety are a focus of the all-new Frontline film, “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis,” premiering at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 on Wisconsin Public Television.