NFL testing helmets, mulling changes

Updated: January 3, 2010, 6:05 PM ET
Associated Press

As the NFL moves into the playoffs, the league is searching for a safer helmet and considering offseason rule changes to provide more protection from concussions.

Congress is still on the NFL's case, too, and will examine head injuries in football again Monday, a day after the regular season ended and Miami Dolphins quarterback Pat White was carted off the field because of a helmet-to-helmet collision in a game.

One researcher who recently conducted crash-dummy tests on five manufacturers' ...

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