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Article 1:

Is youth flag football safer than tackle?  The results of this study may surprise you.

Conclusion:  Injury is more likely to occur in youth flag football than in youth tackle football.

Article 2:

From the Mayo Clinic:

The risk of injury in youth football does not appear greater than the risk associated with other recreational or competitive youth sports.

Article 3:

An article quoting the Mayo Clinic

"Our analysis showed that youth football injuries are uncommon.

Article 4:

Injuries in Youth Football:  A Prospective Observational Cohort Analysis Among Players Aged 9 to 13 Years

Article 5: 

NY Times: NFL Players Live Longer Than Other Men

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