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Hall of Fame Quarterback Brett Favre has experienced his share of big hits. Now, he’s stepping in to say that the game may be too dangerous for kids under the age of 14.

“What I was told basically is the human head is completely developed by age 15 to 18,” Favre said to TMZ. “And I may be wrong or off a little bit, but that’s what I remember.” It’s no secret that concussions are a major risk in tackle football and his comments draw attention to just how damaging it can be to kids. He believes that limiting kids’ exposure to tackle football could save their lives from future brain damage and its sometimes deadly side effects.

The PSA that started it all.

Favre has partnered with the Concussion Legacy Foundation in efforts to “support athletes, veterans, and all affected by concussions and CTE; achieve smarter sports and safer athletes through education and innovation; and to end CTE through prevention and research.”

He let his voice be heard in a chilling PSA entitled ‘A Warning from the Future’ where he talks to his parents in multiple stages of his career, including retirement.

“I don’t know what normal feels like. Do I have CTE? I really don’t know,” Favre said on NBC’s “Today” on Tuesday. “Concussions are a very, very serious thing, and we’re just scraping the surface of how severe they are.”

“[There is] no telling how many concussions I’ve had, and what are the repercussions of that, there’s no answer,” Favre added.

Where do you stand?

The game has been under heavy scrutiny recently as we have become more advanced in research. Experts have been able to analyze the brains of deceased football players and as a result, we have been able to draw deeper conclusions about the safety of the game. Some parents are opting for safer choices like flag football. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that tackle football players are 15 times more likely to suffer head injury than flag football players in games and practice.

I don’t have any kids yet, but I have played tackle football up until my freshman year of college. I don’t think I’ve been hit enough to experience some of the traumas that we hear about now. However, with all the data and research that we’ve been exposed to, you can’t help but have the conversation.

Is tackle football something that our kids should be shielded from under the age of 14? Send me a DM on Instagram or comment below. Let me know your input.