Report: NFL considers giving option quarterbacks more protection

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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