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Pete Carroll's tackling technique gains attention in football circles

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

  • reported on Pete Carroll's tackling technique, which has been embraced by the NFL. The technique, based on a rugby tackle, has similarities to the Heads Up tackling technique.
  • The Tampa Bay Times reported that Florida coaches and parents are considering whether to emulate California's new law to limit full contact practices each week.
  • NBC News reported that internal injuries -- to organs such as the spleen, kidney and liver -- should be on the radar of parents of youth football players.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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