12 Jan '18, 3pm

Brett Favre would rather see a golf club than a football in the hands of his grandchildren

The true dangers of football become clearer and clearer every year, and NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre is joining a growing list of current and former pro football players who want their progeny to look elsewhere to get their sports fix, preferably golf. Favre appeared on the CBS Sports Pick Six podcast to discuss a new documentary that features interviews with the former Green Bay Packers star. The documentary, called "Shocked," explores the overlooked concussion dangers from athletes hitting their heads against artificial playing surfaces. Tour & News Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger: 'I hope my son plays golf', not 'violent' football Favre says the movie has opened his eyes to how serious the concussion problem is in the game that made him famous, especially for kids. Favre noted that he has three young grandchildren, and he hopes they find a safer sport to play. Former Gr...

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