Former NFL coach and broadcaster John Madden died on Tuesday at the age of 85:

He will be missed!

He really was “one of the all-time greats”:

And “people will be playing the video game named after him generations to come”:

Now, that brings us to this tweet by @emptywheel who asked, “How many concussions could we have prevented had he not turned brain injuries into a video game?”:

WTF did we just read?!

Ratio in progress:

And is her argument even accurate? Madden NFL was released in 1988:

And this:

It’s one for the record books, that’s for sure:

Does her argument work for other games, too?



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