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Football parents face tough decisions after concussions: 'I'm nervous every play'

Oct 29, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Jack Esquivel cut to his left, cradling the football in his arm as he made his way past defenders and into the end zone. But as he ran off the field, having just scored Bishop Ireton's first touchdown of the game against St. Stephen's & St. Agnes last month, the starting quarterback appeared to be in pain. 

His father, Frank, followed his movements to the sidelines, watching carefully as Jack dropped to the ground and lifted his left leg into the air.

Jack suffered a concussion last...