Monday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- The New York Times looked at the NFL's injury report and how it is no longer list of gamesmanship but taken more seriously with players more willing to report injuries like concussions. Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone talked about losing running backs C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson within a few plays last week.
- CBS Sports reported that the NFL is fine with how the possible head injury was handled with Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, who said he was reluctant to tell the doctors on hand he might have suffered a concussion last Sunday. Charles was put through the NFL concussion protocol on the sidelines, according to the report.
- The Boston Globe profiled NFL special adviser Lisa Friel and the issues she faces in working with the league.
- Fox Sports Florida reported on how the University of Miami Hurricanes are using a sports psychologist to help their mental game.
- The Providence Journal reviewed a new book by Mark Edmundson, "Why Football Matters," which details how the positive aspects of football have helped him through life.
- The Philadelphia Inquirer looked at football-related conduct issues that have affected high schools around the country.
- The Associated Press reported a high school in Doylestown, Pa., has canceled its season after violent hazing allegations.
- KUJH-TV in Lawrence, Kansas, reported on how baseline testing has helped to treat concussions for area high school football teams.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor