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Packers' Clay Matthews believes in injury-prevention technology

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

  • ESPN reported that the NFL is considering increasing practice squads this season from eight to 10 players, adding depth to teams for injuries.
  • WAVY-TV in Suffolk, Va., reported that area schools have invested thousands of dollars into their high school football programs in an attempt to prevent concussions.
  • KPAX-TV featured a clinic that offered baseline concussion tests for youth athletes in Missoula, Mont.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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