Throughout the years of football as technology has improved we can see that head to head hits have become a problem.
As technology has improved we have been able to improve safety equipment to make it less of a problem.
One helmet company named VICIS has a very interesting helmet. Over the years they have always thought to make a hard stiff not flexible helmet but with recent studies that is the best type of helmet to have.
The most frequent story about the first helmet was in the army navy game of 1983.
Admiral Joseph Reeve had been kicked and hit in the head so many times that his doctor said one more hit could lead to “instant insanity” he was determined to play so he had the local cobbler make a leather cap that wrapped around his head for extra protection.
This featured image shows how helmets have evolved over the years.