The NFL and NFLPA have worked together to test and rank helmets for six years. Over that time, NFL players have upgraded their helmets to those which perform better at reducing head impact severity.
Dr. Sills shares a few of the actions the NFL has taken to mitigate risks for players, club staff, and our broader communities.
The NFL Helmet Challenge is a $3 million innovation challenge that aims to stimulate the development by experts, innovators and helmet manufacturers of a new helmet for NFL players that outperforms, based on laboratory testing, all helmet models currently worn by NFL players.
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The winners were awarded Super Bowl LIV tickets and a total of $150,000.Read More
$2 Million in NFL Funding Now Available to Help Innovators Create a New, Top-Performing Football Helmet for Submission to the NFL Helmet Challenge NEW
The latest innovation challenge is an extension of the NFL’s HeadHealthTECH Challenge funding series.Read More
The Concussion Protocol is reviewed each year to ensure players are receiving care that reflects the most up-to-date medical consensus on the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of concussions.Read More
New tools to encourage innovation and advance design in the development of improved protective equipment are now available for engineers and entrepreneurs.Register Here
A series of innovation challenges intended to deepen understanding of and advance solutions in the areas of head protection, materials science, and kinematic measurement, among others. Read More