Source: Trib Live

A new tech start-up out of Pittsburgh has introduced a spandex cap with impact-absorbing technology that fits under a helmet, and it recently got the attention of the NFL.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell invited representatives of the tech start-up, 2nd Skull, to present its idea at the second pre-Super Bowl 1st and Future competition.

The NFL has faced intense criticism for its handling of concussions and other head injuries among its players. According to its own data, there were 244 NFL players diagnosed with concussions in 2016. While that’s slightly lower than the 275 concussions the league saw in 2015, it’s well above the 206 from 2014.

To learn more about 2nd Skull technology, visit the Trib Live.

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