Here’s Tuesday’s health and safety news from around football:
* It appears the most famous NFL player to suffer a concussion last weekend was New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis. He reportedly suffered a “mild” concussion and could play as soon as this Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
* The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported that Miami Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas is uncertain for this Sunday’s game after he suffered a concussion against the Houston Texans in the opener.
* NFL.com reported that Atlanta Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes is out for the season with a torn Achilles’ tendon.
* Barry Rozner of the Chicago Daily Herald wrote that concussions won’t bring down the NFL, which keeps gaining popularity.
* In light of Senator Chuck Shurmer’s push for helmet legislation, CNY pointed out that coaching is just as important in concussion prevention.
* The Charleston, W.Va., paper wrote about how concussion problems are plaguing high school athletics in the state despite warnings from trainers and authorities.
* Courthouse News is reporting that a high school player is permanently disabled because of a coach he alleges ignored his repeated concussions.
* And CurrentMom.com offers advice for moms dealing with their kids’ concussions.