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NFL Commitment To Player Health And Safety: A Letter From Commissioner Roger Goodell


By Roger Goodell

The NFL has been a leader on health and safety in many ways, and we’ve made some real strides in recent years. But when it comes to addressing head injuries in our game, I’m not satisfied, and neither are the owners of the NFL’s 32 clubs. We can and will do better.

With so much innovation happening in our world, we believe progress can be made.

For example, Quanterix, one of the companies that won the first GE-NFL Head Health Challenge, is developing a blood test to reveal a concussion diagnosis. This would be a major breakthrough. Once this or similar technology reaches the market, not only will this impact football and other sports, but public health will also benefit as doctors will have better tools for accurate diagnosis.

Read Goodell’s full letter at