Monday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- The Philadelphia Eagles' official website featuredAlejandro Villanueva, who is transitioning from being an Army Ranger to an NFL player.
- Former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon, who is playing celebrity golf tournaments these days, said Saturday that pro football is a great game that needs to be taught correctly, the Alexandria (La.) Town Talk reported.
- NFL.com reported that Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman Robert Mathis was suspended without pay for the first four games of next season for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy. Mathis said they were male fertility drugs that he did not know were on the league's list of banned substances.
- Entrepreneur Magazine featured former NFL wide receiver Eddie Kennison, who is finding success by buying businesses.
- The New York Times looked at a Canadian study that researched the timeline for bringing student athletes back to the classroom after a concussion.
- WDIV-TV in Detroit reported on area schools that are using low-rated helmets in the Virginia Tech star ratings.
- The Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle wrote about how one school in the Tennessee city is using the Guardian Cap and is having positive results.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor