Carson, a Hall of Fame linebacker for the
And it's not just about pro football; Carson says injuries start accumulating negative effects when players are young.
"Parents need to know what they're signing up for," Carson, 59, told reporters Tuesday at the TV press tour in Beverly Hills.
Carson has already decided what the answer will be for his 3-year-old grandson.
"Knowing what I know now, I do not want him to play," he said. "I've told his mom, my daughter, that he's not gonna play football."
Not surprisingly, producers said the NFL refused to cooperate with "League of Denial." But Carson says the public was shaken by the suicide last year of
"Attitudes are changing," he added.