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NFL's helmet testing scrutinized

Updated: February 15, 2010, 9:50 AM ET
By Peter Keating | ESPN The Magazine

The NFL is preparing to deliver results of its research on football helmets next month, but some observers are raising questions about who has been running the league's testing program, the type of tests it is using and the validity of its results.

Some independent experts and helmet makers believe the process is misleading and even potentially dangerous -- concerns that have prompted one manufacturer to withdraw from the ongoing program.

"We are no longer participating ...

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