NFL makes player safety a priority

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November 14, 2019 - 9:59 AM

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — As part of the Helmet Challenge launched by the National Football League, league safety officials, scientists, engineers and helmet manufacturers are meeting in Ohio for a symposium on developing a safer helmet for league players.

The Vindicator reports that the NFL is partnering with America Makes, a national accelerator for 3-D printing and additive manufacturing based in Youngstown, to put on the three-day event which started Wednesday.

The Youngstown event is the program’s national kick-off.

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