NFL Concussion Initiative: 0M Toward Technology and Neuroscience

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has announced a new $100 million concussion initiative by the league to develop new technology and study neuroscience in an attempt to better protect players against football-related head injuries. The league plans to spend $60 million on technology, including developing better helmets for players and the possibility of position-specific helmets customized to protect against different types of head impacts, USA Today reported. The remaining $40 million will focus on neuroscience and its role in preventing concussions and other problems. In an interview with The Washington Post, Goodell said the initiative “builds on what we’ve done in the last few years but takes it to another level in a variety of areas. … It’s all about protecting our players.” Goodell added, “There are still things for us…

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