NFL debuts tablets on sidelines for plays, injury info but no video

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

* The Associated Press reported the NFL is slowly accepting tech on the sidelines, from injury databases to play diagrams. Business Week also looked at the new tablets that debuted Sunday night during the Hall of Fame Game. But for now, AP reports, there won't be video available on the sidelines.

  • CBS News reported that former prospect Brian Banks, who was exonerated of a sexual assault charge after nearly 10 years, was hired by the NFL as a manager in the football operations department.
  • #C4CT Summit announced that it explored emerging theories on traumatic brain injury, chronic traumatic encephalopathy and possible links to Alzheimer's disease.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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