Maurkice Pouncey's return from 2013 ACL injury surprises Steelers

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

  • The Los Angeles Times looked at the toll that injuries have taken on national football title contenders after one week of the college football season.
  • reported that the Indianapolis Colts partnered with the Indianapolis Fire Department to host "Fill the Boot," a gameday collection for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
  • Mashable detailed that 29 NFL players are suspended by the league at to start the season -- many for health and safety reasons.
  • Helio published a study that said recovery regression is seen in athletes who return from concussions too quickly.
  • USA Today asked: how do families with concussion concerns select sports for their kids?

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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