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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Stan Herring
While some may have been taken aback to watch quarterbacks Jay Cutler, Alex Smith and Michael Vick depart games with concussions last Sunday, one member of the NFL's Head, Neck and Spine Committee saw progress thanks to the league's return-to-play guidelines.
Pop Warner, the nation's oldest and largest youth football organization, is requiring a note from a doctor before letting anyone who's suffered a head injury back on the field.
"That was the best news I've heard this year," said Dr. Stan Herring, also the Seattle Seahawks' team physician.
"I've never had so many people diagnose a condition on television in my life sometimes it's a bit of ready, fire, aim," Herring said. "But all this attention is good."