A league flag football player himself, Ethan has been listening to the helmet to helmet debate. He figured out a solution, sent it in to the NFL, and got a reply. Check it out!
"my name is ethan and im nine years old. I have a idea on how to stop helmet to helmet contact. Put reverse magnets in the helmets.
sincerly your pal Ethan"
From: Bowman, Michael [mailto:Michael.Bowman@NFL.com]
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2010 2:22 PM
Subject: Your note to the NFL
"Thank you for your note. That is an interesting idea, but wouldn’t all the players on your team stick together? That could be quite a mess.
Thanks again for writing and glad you are thinking of ways to help keep players safe.