This is an ethical issue we reach in football when it comes to coaching the sport that is know to be brutal and violent. Coaches at all levels want to win. Granted, the higher the level of the sport, the more pressure to do so, but at what cost. Ethically, coaches need to be concerned with the safety of their players and the opposing team. Back in September, Golden Tate from Seattle Seahawks hits Dallas Cowboy Linebacker Sean Lee hard. Sends him flying hard. But what is the outcome of the bodies that recieved and gave the hit? Team mates and coaches get fired up at hits like this not thinking about the long term affects of what just happened to two athletes. This kind of tugs at your ethics as a coach. Coaches teach controlled violence in a sport like football, but how much becomes too much?
Via Ben Abair, Kristen Towns, Rafael Rhodes