Monday's health and safety news from the world of football:
- The Washington Post reported that the NFL is considering more protection rules for option quarterbacks.
- Former NFL wide receiver Sean Morey is trying keep players safer for the Princeton University sprint football team, which is a member of an eight-team collegiate league that bars players who weigh more than 172 pounds, the Times of Trenton reported. He retired in 2010 under doctor's advice because of numerous concussions.
- An editorial in the Philadelphia Inquirer called for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to take a greater stand against bullying in the NFL locker rooms.
- The Athens Banner-Herald looked at how youth football has become safer with stronger initiatives involving head injuries under Goodell.
- The New England Patriots announced they are taking nominations for the Myra Kraft Community MVP, which includes 26 grants of $200,000.
- WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Va., looked at how medical experts are helping to educate parents on diagnosing sports discussions.
- As part of Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Augusta Chronicle published a column that told parents brain injuries of all severities deserve follow-up attention.
- USA Today's High School Sports site looked at the Indiana bill that would require concussion education for all football coaches.
-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor