NFL 'recently renegotiated' Riddell deal to end after this season

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

  • An NFL official said the league "recently renegotiated" its deal with official helmet supplier Riddell to have it conclude at the end of this season, according to ESPN.com.
  • Engadget looked at Riddell's new helmet, InSite Impact Response System, a monitoring tool based on its own Head Impact Telemetry System and Sideline Response System technologies.
  • The Oregonian reported that Hydro Graphics, of Newberg, Ore., the company that puts splashy designs on college football helmets, could take a financial hit if the NCAA takes the NFL's lead and limits colleges to one helmet per player per season for safety reasons.
  • Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre told WSPZ-AM in Washington that he is worried about having memory issues following his football concussions and cannot recall his daughter's soccer season, USA Today reported.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.
Purchase single game tickets for the 2022 season