the helmets protect them a lot
by polycarbonate shell
In the English term, "football" means soccer. But The American term football is played with the hands And helmets on!
Helmets are designed to protect an football players head from a collision on the football field. With concussions be a main focus in American Football...helmets are evolving to help you remain as safe as possible when playing. Football is a contact sport and no equipment will totally protect you from injury or death. Call XO Sports....www.xosport.com to learn more about helmets.
In American football it is rougher , so helmets, padding are used. The Amereicans use both hand and legs , but in football hands can not be used.
A lot of teams don't...
Revolution helmets, manufactured by Riddell, are worn whilst playing American Football. These helmets are worn for safety purposes and protect against major head injuries.
Companies that make football helmets include Riddell, Nokona, Schutt, Adams, and Nike.
Lots of sports teams but manly football helmets.
Football and aviation (pilot) helmets were constructed of leather.