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.
- The Monday Morning Quarterback talked to NFL vice president for officiating Dean Blandino, who said strict illegal contact rules will continue into the regular season.
- 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.
- The Minneapolis Star-Tribune looked at a new state law that keeps disgruntled parents from costing high school coaches their jobs.
- KPAX-TV featured a clinic that offered baseline concussion tests for youth athletes in Missoula, Mont.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor