The Early Lead: NFL safety

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Former NFL player Hamza Abdullah rips NFL, Roger Goodell on Twitter

Safety and health care appear to be the issues that triggered the profanity-laced outburst.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:32 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hamza Abdullah, NFL safety

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Lem Barney apologizes for calling football 'deadly' at a youth camp

Detroit Lions Hall of Famer stands by his statements but regrets the locale in which they were made.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lem Barney, NFL, NFL safety

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 03/06/2013

NFL: Report that Goodell is "terrified" of on-field death isn't true

Spokesman says he's never heard NFL commissioner express fear about an in-game death.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:16 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL safety, Roger Goodell

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/12/2013

NFL safety: Should fields be made wider?

Increasing the size of field could reduce jarring hits over the middle, Bill Polian and Warren Moon believe.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL, NFL safety