NFL/NFLPA Committee on Pain Management: Alternatives to Opioids for Long-Term Pain

The NFL-NFLPA Pain Management Committee (PMC) works to establish uniform standards for club practices and policies regarding pain management and the use of prescription medications by NFL players. As part of that mission, the NFL-NFLPA is working to improve player health through evidence-based treatment of acute and chronic pain. Dr. Kevin Hill and Dr. Geoff Ling, … Continued

Overview of NFL Player Benefits

If you are an active or former player interested in exploring the benefits available to you, please visit: NFL Player Benefits. The NFL’s commitment to players’ long-term health and well-being extends on and off of the field, for every player, through all stages of their career. In service of that goal, active and former players … Continued

CDC Concussion Poster for NFL Players

This poster on concussion in sports was designed for display in every NFL locker room. It was developed for NFL players and is the result of a joint effort between the NFL, NFL Players Association, CDC, Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society, and the NFL Physicians Society.

Helmet Laboratory Testing Performance Results

The NFL, in collaboration with the NFLPA, through their respective appointed biomechanical experts, coordinated extensive laboratory research to evaluate which helmets best reduce head impact severity.