Goodell reaffirms NFL's concussion research role (Yahoo Sports)
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reaffirmed the league’s commitment to concussion research in a letter Thursday to the 32 team owners. Goodell told the owners the league never considered not honoring a $30 million commitment to the NIH ”in its entirety.” He also stressed that the league will provide substantial additional funding for projects relating to safety equipment, treatment of athletes who have experienced concussions, and a study relating to the incidence and prevalence of long-term health consequences. ”We look forward to a productive and ongoing partnership with the NIH and others to advance our shared priorities, and to committing additional funding to medical research and engineering advances to enhance the safety of athletes at all levels,” Goodell wrote.
Source: Yahoo NFL