Obviously any player can get hurt at any time in football since it is a violent sport, this is not even couting the non-contact injuries that happen. However, I don't really think about injuries when I am watching a game. It doesn't enter my mind since 99.9% (just making that up, no real stat) of the plays do not result in a serious injury. So when I read Al's comment today in the DetNews regarding Gardner's prep:
"He's got to do it now because you don't know what's going to happen. Denard's gonna be OK, but who knows what's going to happen next time."
From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20121031/SPORTS0201/210310334#ixzz2AslU1jCT
I feel the need to crawl back under the covers. Knowing that Denard getting hit or simply falling down might take him out of the game will make viewing the game a less than pleasurable experience. I normally reserve the strong stuff for rivalry games just to calm the nerves, but I am not sure what I will need to resort to now with this new and exciting game of elbow roulette.
Does this information change your game experience or is it just the same? Interested in hearing about the board's coping mechanisms.