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When Football Was Almost Banned | The Football Crisis of 1905 Explained

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Did you know that football was almost banned in the United States? You may think football today can get really violent and cause player concussions and brain damage, but it used to be much worse. This is the story of how violent early football was and how a combination of three unexpected men saved football by making it safer...

Early Football Was Actually Really Violent

During the late 1800s and early 1900s, football was still not where it is today and was still under development. Despite all the changes made by Walter Camp, football was still incredibly violent.

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