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Old 08-13-2017, 02:52 AM
Nconroe Nconroe is offline
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Default New helmets reduce concussions

Really nice to see this progress

This is a pretty good article on the technology of helmet and chin straps

And a little more on twelve teams ordering

And startup company website

And good article about NFL and equipment manufacturers working on this together

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Old 08-13-2017, 03:26 AM
HPF Bob HPF Bob is offline
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I've been saying for years that making safer helmets, not more candy-assed penalties, was the key to reducing concussions. The league has dragged their feet because of the licensing deals they had with helmet manufacturers. I guess the lawsuits have had an effect by accelerating efforts to bring new technology to the forefront while the teams still try to profess there was no correlation.
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