Bob Costas says football ‘destroys people’s brains,’ and his network distances itself

Bob Costas has been synonymous with NFL coverage on NBC for a long time.

But, when the veteran broadcaster had some harsh warnings about the dangers and future of the sport, his network made sure to distance itself quickly. After all, NBC pulls in more than $900 million per year in NFL advertising revenue.

What Costas said

Costas, speaking at an event at the University of Maryland last week, predicted the eventual collapse of football in America.

“The cracks in the foundation are...

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