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When it comes to football, how safe is safe enough? Accidents occur at a higher rate in other youth sports

The death last week of Damon Janes, the 16-year-old Brocton high school football player who suffered a devastating on-field head injury, has raised more questions than answers.

Chief among them: Just how safe is football?

The consensus among coaches, parents and doctors is that America’s favorite contact sport – from high school all the way to the pros – is a lot safer than it used to be.

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