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Report: 19 percent of NFL coaches have experience playing in league

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

  • reported that freshman redshirting has diminished in college football with so many players leaving early for the NFL. Injuries are one of the few legitimate reasons left for using the practice.
  • USA Today published an editorial that said the NCAA has yet to do enough to address concussions.
  • WMAZ-TV in Atlanta reported how Gwinnett County (Ga.) are battling concussions with the help of The Concussion Institute at the Gwinnett Medical Center.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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