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Old 06-13-2006, 12:02 PM   #16
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Interesting tidbit about the woman driving the car in the accident:

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The other car was driven by a 62-year-old woman who maintains homes in both Maine and Pittsburgh, police said. They didn't immediately release her name, and no charges were filed.
Perhaps a zealot Patriots fan?
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Old 06-13-2006, 12:11 PM   #17
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Does it make me an evil person if I say that if it had been Peyton, he would have blamed the accident on his protective convoy?

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Old 06-13-2006, 12:13 PM   #18
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He wouldn't have been hurt that badly though. Tractors don't go nearly as fast as motorcycles.
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Old 06-19-2006, 01:04 PM   #20
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He's home from the hospital, and will try to make training game. He told everyone that he WILL be wearing a helmet,when riding. He's one lucky guy, and a good person at heart.
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It's sad that he got hurt, but at the same time it's not. After Kellen Winslow and Jay Williams got badly hurt on motorcycles, you'd think he'd have the brains not to get on one. He's an even bigger moron for not wearing a helmet. His body is worth what - $8 million a year? Why be so careless?

I wonder if there is any clause in his contract that mentions getting hurt in a motorcycle accident. If he loses his salary, I'll bet he never rides one again.


Here’s the thing: wearing a motorcycle helmet is a mixed bag. Studies have shown that mortality rates do not improve in motorcycle accidents where the rider is wearing a helmet. Riders with helmets DO have less and less severe head injuries (so Big Ben would have benefited from wearing a full facemasked helmet), but riders with helmets ALSO experience more and more severe neck and spinal injuries.
So, the idea that helmets should always be worn is not so cut and dry.
I wonder, if Big Ben would have been wearing a helmet and got into an accident that resulted in a severe neck injury if the media would be arguing that he should NOT have been wearing a helmet?
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