NFL, USA Network expand program to stop bullying, discrimination

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

  • The NFL announced with the USA Network that it will expand its "NFL Characters Unite" program to oppose bullying, prejudice and discrimination. The partnership will include a weekly on-air vignette and webisode series on charactersunite.com launching on Dec. 2.
  • NPR discussed a studies about character concerns vs. performance in the NFL.
  • American Aljazeera reported that college football's reported concussions dropped by 25 percent during this past regular season among FBS schools.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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