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  1. NFL gives $45 million grant to USA Football

    The NFL Foundation is giving USA Football a five-year, $45 million grant to expand the already burgeoning Heads Up Football program that teaches safe tackling to youngsters.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  2. Popular NFL-backed Heads Up tackling method questioned by former ...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    After years of using questionable scientific research and public statements to deny the seriousness of head injuries in football, the NFL is inserting itself directly into the difficult conversations parents face about kids playing football.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  3. Rodgers' heads-up play leads to unusual TD

    Rob Demovsky

    CHICAGO -- The Green Bay Packers hoped quarterback Aaron Rodgers' return would have a positive impact on Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears. But this probably isn't what they had imagined. Rodgers, in his first game since he broke his coll...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  4. Could weird play cost Bears postseason?

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- The Green Bay Packers took a 10-7 lead over the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field under a freakish set of circumstances. But ultimately, the play came as the result of failure by the home team to play heads-up football. With 3:28...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  5. Players learned from Marinelli, bad season

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Calvin Johnson is one of only three Detroit Lions around from the 0-16 season from 2008. On Sunday Johnson will get the chance to say hello to that team's coach, Rod Marinelli, who heads up the Dallas Cowboys defensive line. "He ma...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  6. NFC West chat rescheduled for Friday

    Mike Sando

    A heads up: We're moving the NFC West chat from its usual time to Friday at 2 p.m. ET. Here's the link in advance. Our usual Thursday slot doesn't work this week because I'll be watching the St. Louis Rams' practice session at that time....

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  7. Cunningham, others to help Heads Up Football safety initiative

    Randall Cunningham wants the game taught the proper way, so he has joined USA Football's player safety initiative as one of its ambassadors.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  8. Programming note: Away for the next week

    Mike Sando

    Good morning, NFC West. A heads up: I'll be stepping away from the blog for one week to attend a wedding and take a few additional days with family. Editors will post to the blog periodically until my return April 12. The NFC West chats scheduled...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  9. Sean Payton to be featured on 'OTL'

    Pat Yasinskas

    Just a quick heads-up to let you know that the reinstatement of New Orleans coach Sean Payton will be the featured topic on Tuesday's edition of "Outside The Lines." The show is scheduled to air on ESPN at 3 p.m. ET. I'm scheduled to be one of ...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  10. Wake-up: Haley likely to stay with Steelers

    Jamison Hensley

    Just a heads up that there will a Double Coverage post today on the Ravens-Patriots AFC Championship Game. It features myself and AFC East blogger (formerly of the AFC North) James Walker. No trash-talking from the Ravens on Twitter on Monday night, ...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  11. Wake-up: Dalton not worried about critics

    Jamison Hensley

    Just a heads up, you can expect to see more posts this week on the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns than the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals. That's just the reality of the situation. The Ravens are in the playoffs and the Browns ...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  12. Call Sunday's game the Mara Bowl, too

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Sunday's game between the Cowboys and Washington is already the de facto NFC East Championship Game, but it can also be called the John Mara Bowl. Mara, the owner of the New York Giants, heads up the NFL's management council that l...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  13. Silver linings: Seahawks at 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Looks like I forgot to run one of the customary post-defeat "Silver linings" files. Thanks for the heads up on my Facebook page, Pete. The facts: The Seattle Seahawks fell to 4-3 with a 13-6 defeat to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 7. The up...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  14. What's So Great About Lane Kiffin?

    Shane Ryan

    On paper, if you let your eyes blur just a little, Lane Kiffin is a genius and a boy wonder. He became the youngest head coach in NFL history with the Raiders, moved on to a plum job at Tennessee, and now heads up one of college football's most histo...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  15. Heads-up: Tech to combat concussions

    Katie Linendoll

    The drive to minimize head injuries in sports is stronger than ever, especially in football. The NFL, recognizing the importance, has put stricter player-safety rules and policies in place -- but technology is catching up to offer preventive methods ...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  16. Heads Up Football -- USA Football begins safety program

    In a conference room down the hall from his office, Roger Goodell played the role of running back while a youth coach demonstrated the safest way to tackle.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012