Pete Carroll's new tackling video receives praise from Roger Goodell

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

  • Looking for a way to help the sport of football with the issue of players leading with their head when tackling, SeattleSeahawks.com reported that coach Pete Carroll made an instructional video that has been embraced by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and is being sent to high school and youth programs around the country.

Carroll calls the technique "Seahawks Tackling," which emphasizes tackling at the waist and can be taught without full pads.

  • The NCAA announced Tuesday that it has reached a settlement in the concussion lawsuit filed by former athletes.
  • WUWM-FM in Milwaukee reported on doctors who are doing hands-on concussion research at the Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine program at Children's Hospital.
  • WTNH-TV offered a checklist on how to recognize a concussion in children.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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