Carroll's approach with players draws coaches of other sports

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

  • A Newsday survey of 763 former players found 61 percent found the transition difficult to post-NFL life.
  • reported on how technology took another leap in the league as officials experimented with tablets for replay reviews in Sunday's Pro Bowl.
  • Adweek reported on the safety improvements with the latest models for Riddell helmets.
  • The San Jose Mercury News looked at the debate over the two-year playoff ban for the Serra (California) High School football team, which forfeited a playoff consolation game for player-safety reasons.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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