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Riddell's New Football Helmet Is Designed to Reduce Concussions

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by OhSnap, Apr 21, 2014.

  1. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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  2. TheCowboy

    TheCowboy The Teen

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    I'm suprised this isn't a mandatory helmet for all players in the NFL since Goodell is trying to make the game safer.
  3. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    This should be the route they should go down as opposed to rule changes. Better and safer equipment that us mandatory.
  4. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    1/4" compression on the cutout what about hard part of helmet to soft part of the helmet, or face mask to soft part.
  5. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    I wonder why they don't put a thing layer of padding on the outside of the helmet to help decelerate and absorb collisions.
  6. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    It's been around for 20 years but for some reason hasn't caught on.
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  7. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    I can see why it didn't, but surely they can make it more aesthetically appealing.
  8. Wheeltax

    Wheeltax Well-Known Member

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    I think I remember reading that the added weight was causing neck and back issues. Something like that.

    Bill Simpson (of racing safety equipment fame) also has a helmet design that's in limited use around the league that has seen really good results.
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