Monday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- The San Francisco Chronicle featured the Gene Upshaw Memorial Golf Classic, which benefits concussion research in the name of the former NFL lineman.
- The Associated Press previewed some key issues as NFL training camps open this week, including player safety concerns.
- NewJersey.com reported on New York Jets lineman Brent Giocomini, who spent time during the offseason working Brazil as part of American Football Without Barriers.
- Reuters reported that the Minnesota Vikings have suspended special teams coach Mike Priefer for homophobic remarks used during the 2012 season.
- Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher told CSN Chicago that he would allow his son to play football.
- The Bellingham (Wash.) Herald reported on the 7th Annual Charity Youth Football Camp, led by Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker.
- PRWEB published a press release from Lloyd Industries, which announced he has created a breakthrough in helmet technology that will cut down concussions by 50 percent.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor