December 20, 2016: NFL Announces Scientific Advisory Board To Guide Medical and Neuroscience Research Funding.
November 10, 2016: NFL Convenes Innovators and Biomedical Engineering Experts at First-Of-Its-Kind Forum to Spur Innovation.
November 17, 2016: Steelers President Art Rooney II Announces Creation of the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research.
October 20, 2016: NFL Releases 2016 Health and Safety Report.
New NFL Foundation Grant Program to Expand High School Access to Athletic Trainers.
NFL and NFL Players Association Joint Statement on Concussion Protocol.
October 7, 2016: NFL Announces Expert Advisors to Guide Engineering Roadmap and Improve Equipment.
October 16, 2016: NFL Announces Play Smart. Play Safe., a New Commitment to Improve Player Health and Safety
The NFL released its most recent injury data on January 29, 2016, in the days leading up to Super Bowl 50. The injury data is compiled and analyzed by Quintiles, an independent third-party company retained by the NFL. The injury data includes statistics on a broad range of injuries including numbers from 2012 – 2015 … Continued
January 29, 2016: Transcript of 2016 Injury Data Results Media Conference Call.
August 30, 2016: NFL Partners with CFL on Concussion Testing.
Fifteen High Schools Awarded $50,000 Each to Fund Athletic Trainers.
April 1, 2016: Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program Honors the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell.
NFL and NFLPA Announce New Policy to Enforce Concussion Protocol.
November 15, 2012: Commissioner Goodell Addresses Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on “Protecting the Health and Safety of Athletes.”
Since 2012, the NFL has released an annual report highlighting the league’s ongoing commitment to advancing scientific research and innovation, growing a culture of safety, supporting former players and promoting youth sports safety. Here are the reports for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
March 14, 2016: NFL Senior Vice President for Health and Safety Participates in a House Subcommittee Roundtable on Concussion Research and Treatment.