Commissioner Roger Goodell said before the Super Bowl the league would be hiring someone to oversee its medical policies. Dr. Elizabeth Nabel will work directly with Goodell.
NFL teams and the league’s foundation will fund trainers in underserved high schools nationwide in a $1 million program.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will continue to do “everything we can” to make football safer.
A coalition of more than 100 groups is recommending that student athletes have access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment.