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NFL owners vote to allow a medical timeout

NFL owners voted to prevent another Julian Edelman situation, giving a third party power to stop a game if a player appears disoriented. ESPN.com – NFL

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NFL owners vote to allow a medical timeout

NFL owners voted to prevent another Julian Edelman situation, giving a third party power to stop a game if a player appears disoriented. ESPN.com – NFL

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NFL hires Dr. Elizabeth Nabel as 1st chief medical adviser (Yahoo Sports)

The NFL has hired Dr. Elizabeth Nabel as its first chief health and medical adviser. Commissioner Roger Goodell said before the Super Bowl the league would be hiring someone to oversee its medical policies. Nabel will work directly with Goodell.

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DEA agents check at least 2 NFL medical staffs

Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least two visiting NFL teams’ medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players’ claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs…. AP Top Sports News At 5:52 p.m. EST

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Doctors advise team medical staffs to be more vigilant about concussions

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As expected, the NFL is launching an effort to improve the spotting of concussions.  The first step?  A memo telling team medical staffs to do a better job of spotting concussions. PFT has obtained a copy of the memo that

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