Long after we’ve moved on from DeflateGate and this year’s Super Bowl, the NFL will still face its most challenging problem: Fewer parents (including some NFL veterans) will let their kids play football these days. To overcome that, the league is trying to huddle with mothers.

+ And things in that huddle are about to get even more complicated. The NYT reports on the latest football/brain study, which “found that those who began playing tackle football when they were younger than 12 years old had a higher risk of developing memory and thinking problems later in life.”