Former Chicago Bears quarterback Bobby Douglass filed a lawsuit Monday against the NFL and helmet-maker Riddell over head injuries he suffered during his 10-season career.
Fancy, new, expensive, high-tech football helmets do absolutely nothing to prevent old-fashioned brain injury.
On Tuesday, researchers at Virginia Tech University released the results of a study that determined the safety ratings of helmets worn by NFL players. The results were shocking.
A study by Virginia Tech researchers revealed that last season, close to 40 percent of NFL players used a helmet that got the second-lowest rating for reducing the risk of concussions.
This season, head injuries have been a huge topic of conversation in the NFL, college and high school football levels.