Playing football appears to be a less ideal sport for kids

By WEEK Producer

January 31, 2014 Updated Feb 1, 2014 at 12:54 AM CDT

Playing football appears to be a less ideal sport for kids.

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows 40-percent of Americans said they would encourage their children to play something else.

Concussion concerns are the reason why.

Still, 57-percent said they would have no problem if their child wanted to play organized football.

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