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  1. NFL owners meetings open with emphasis on respect

    John Clayton

    Rules proposals will be discussed in the coming days, but Roger Goodell kicked off the NFL owners meetings Monday by preaching respect, writes John Clayton.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Sherman, Thomas get fundamentals honor

    Terry Blount

    RENTON, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks corner Richard Sherman and free safety Earl Thomas were named to USA Football's All-Fundamentals Team for 2013. USA Football honors 26 NFL players -- 11 on offense, 11 on defense and four special teams players -- ...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  4. Witten, Smith earn USA Football honor

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten and left tackle Tyron Smith were selected to the All-Fundamentals Team by USA Football. For Witten, it is the second time he was named to the All-Fundamentals Team, earning the first honor in ...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  5. Luke Kuechly gets well-earned recognition

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly is one of the best tacklers in the NFL, and apparently a role model for future tacklers. USA Football selected Kuechly to its 2013 All-Fundamentals Team that honors 26 players. ...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  6. Pop Warner youth football participation drops; NFL concussion cri...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Pop Warner youth football saw participation drop 9.5 percent between 2010-12. Officials said several factors played a role, but the organization's chief medical officer cited concerns about head injuries as probably "the No. 1 one cause."

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  7. espnW -- Official Sarah Thomas is NFL's ultimate recruiting tool

    Jane McManus

    Conference USA football official Sarah Thomas is on a path to the NFL, and is showing girls there is a place for them in the league.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  8. 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
  9. Falcons get some recognition

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's the time of year when everyone is giving awards and naming all-star teams. Most of them are based largely on statistics from the regular season. But there is one that's a little different that's worth a look. It's the 2012 USA Football All-Fu...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  10. All-Fundamentals: Foster, Wayne, Watt

    Paul Kuharsky

    Arian Foster, Reggie Wayne and J.J. Watt are on USA Football's All-Fundamentals Team. Foster is included in part because of how well he keeps his shoulders and hips in balance. They like Wayne's ability to show his numbers to his quarterback and s...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  11. 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
  12. USA Football, 4 NFL teams staging health clinics, focusing on on ...

    USA Football wants to drive home the importance of player safety with a "Protection Tour."

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  13. NFL, NFLPA, NCAA donating to youth helmet initiative

    The NFL, its players' union and the NCAA are donating money to provide new helmets to youth football players in low-income communities.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  14. USA Football commissions youth injuries study

    USA Football has commissioned a full-season research study this year to examine player health and safety in organized youth tackle football.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  15. USA Football names Big Ten's Jim Delany to board

    USA Football is adding Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany to its board of directors.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  16. Foster, Scobee on All-Fundamental team

    Paul Kuharsky

    The AFC South boasts two of the best players at their position in terms of fundamentals, according to a poll by USA football. The organization's All-Fundamental Team was assembled by a five-person selection committee: Charles Davis, Herm Edwards, ...

    Blog | December 14, 2011