A $30 million partnership between the NFL and the National Institutes of Health is set to expire at the end of August, with much of the NFL's pledged money unspent. Above, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in February.
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A Colorado coroner says that former Heisman winner, Rashaan Salaam (pictured in 1994), died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Salaam's body was found at a Boulder park on Dec. 5 this year.
Minnesota Vikings players bring down Washington wide receiver Art Monk during an NFL game in 1992. Monk was one of the lead plaintiffs in the $1 billion settlement with the NFL over brain injuries among former players.
An Oakland Raiders fan poses at the NFL Fan Fest inside the Chapultepec Park in Mexico City. The Oakland Raiders beat the Houston Texans, 27-20, at a sold-out Mexico City Azteca Stadium on Monday.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Green Bay Packers in the first half of their preseason football game on Friday in Santa Clara, California.
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Washington, D.C., Chief of Police Cathy Lanier speaks during a news conference to announce she is stepping down to become head of security for the National Football League.
Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker (in blue jacket) inspects the turf at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium after an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Indianapolis Colts was canceled due to poor field conditions.
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Kevin Turner was a lead plaintiff in the class-action lawsuit against the NFL that was affirmed Monday. Turner died last month; he's seen here in a 2014 Senate hearing on the long-term effects of brain injuries.
Nigel Bradham of the Buffalo Bills celebrates a touchdown in the October game against Jacksonville Jaguars in London. Yahoo's online stream of the event was one of the NFL's digital tests.
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