Chris Borland, the rising star linebacker of the S.F. 49ers, has surprisingly retired from the NFL, after his 1st season. Amidst growing concerns regarding safety protocols on the field, Chris decided to call it quits after a superb rookie season for the 49ers.
The concussion issue is at a all time high being that Chris Borland is amongst several players who have just recently retired from the most popular sport in America. This raises the debate now more than ever regarding the importance of MouthGuards for professional athletes playing the sport of football.