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NFL hopes to reduce head injuries with helmet experiment

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Guardian Caps are now mandatory for all 32 NFL teams through the second preseason game. The league says research indicates the 12-ounce caps result in at least a 10% reduction in severity of impact to a player's brain. Concussion Legacy Foundation CEO is skeptical that the extra padding helps prevent head injuries.
NFL hopes to reduce head injuries with helmet experiment
13 days ago·New York, United States

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NFL hopes to reduce head injuries with helmet experiment

The mushroom-like padding players are wearing on their helmets during training camps this summer are called Guardian Caps

14 days ago·United States
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EXPLAINER: NFL using helmet caps for player safety, research

Part of the NFL's safety experiments to reduce head injuries is the expanded use of the padded helmet caps NFL players have been seen wearing during training camps this summer. All offensive and defensive linemen, linebackers and tight ends are required to wear the Guardian Caps at practices through the second preseason game.

14 days ago·United States
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EXPLAINER: NFL using helmet caps for player safety, research

By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football WriterPart of the NFL’s safety experiments to reduce head injuries is the expanded use of the padded helmet caps NFL players have been seen wearing during training camps this summer.All offensive and defensive linemen, linebackers and tight ends are required to wear the Guardian Caps at practices through the second preseason game. This covers the part of the season NFL studies have shown has the greatest concen…

14 days ago
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EXPLAINER: NFL using helmet caps for player safety, research

By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football WriterPart of the NFL’s safety experiments to reduce head injuries is the expanded use of the padded helmet caps NFL players have been seen wearing during training camps this summer.All offensive and defensive linemen, linebackers and tight ends are required to wear the Guardian Caps at practices through the second preseason game. This covers the part of the season NFL studies have shown has the greatest concen…

14 days ago
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NY Daily News

What are Guardian Caps? NFL hopes to reduce head injuries with helmet experiment

The mushroom-like contraptions NFL players are wearing on their helmets during training camp may look strange, but they’re a part of an ongoing safety experiment

14 days ago·New York, United States
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Sportsnet

NFL hopes to reduce head injuries with 'goofy' helmet experiment

The mushroom-like contraptions NFL players are wearing on their helmets during training camp may look strange, but they’re a part of an ongoing safety experiment the league hopes will lead to a reduction in head injuries.They’re called Guardian Caps, and they’re now mandatory for all 32 NFL teams through the second pre-season game — the time when the league says head injuries are most prevalent.“There’s a density of exposure, and a density of in…

14 days ago·Canada
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