Carl Banks' experience helps NFL Consumer Product Boot Camp

Thursday's health and safety news from the world of football:

  • NBC News looked at the NFL's financial boot camp for players, focusing on Carl Banks' recent work with the NFL Consumer Product Boot Camp.
  • USA Today profiled Oklahoma kicker Patrick O'Hara, who is trying to care for his sick mom while arranging to raise money for pro tryouts through a crowdfunding website.
  • reported that defensive back Brandon Browner has been conditionally reinstated, but will face a four-game suspension at the beginning of next season for violating the substance-abuse policy.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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