This being Football Friday, the Dawg offers a gentle reminder to coaches, broadcasters and others. This phrase, “he just had his bell rung” should be retired. We have heard it for decades, mostly when a football players wobbles off the field after a hard hit. But it reflects an overly casual attitude toward head and brain injuries. We now know that these things should be taken seriously.
So let’s be careful about how we discuss these things. And as usual, with a football related issue (see Dawg Bone).
DAWG BONE: ASK YOURSELF: WHAT WOULD COACH TAYLOR SAY?