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Former Bears QB Files Concussion Suit Against NFL, Riddell

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.


Pop Warner Pee Wee football. (Credit: Scott Halleran /Allsport)

Bernstein: Dangerous Football Lies Exposed

Fancy, new, expensive, high-tech football helmets do absolutely nothing to prevent old-fashioned brain injury.

670 The Score–10/31/2013

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Thompson: Helmet Study Should Evoke Change

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.

670 The Score–05/11/2011

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According To Study, NFL Players Used Low-Rated Helmets

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.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Chicago Bears Helmet

Senator Calls Helmet Company ‘Misleading’ And ‘Deceptive’

This season, head injuries have been a huge topic of conversation in the NFL, college and high school football levels.