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Steelers Trying Out ‘Guardian Caps’ to Cut Down on Concussion Injuries

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Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph throws a pass during practice while wearing a Guardian Cap.

They might look a little silly, but the Pittsburgh Steelers new equipment could significantly cut down on concussions. WESA’s Sarah Boden reports on the NFL’s new Guardian Caps.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/health-science-tech/2022-06-13/steelers-new-headgear-will-protect-their-noggins-during-off-season-training

(Original air-date: 6/18/22)

Sarah Boden covers health, science and technology for 90.5 WESA. Before coming to Pittsburgh in November 2017, she was a reporter for Iowa Public Radio where she covered a range of issues, including the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.