"We'll see what possibilities there can be, and how we can speed up the development time of these helmets," Springs said. "We'll see how we evolve as better materials come out to make the helmet better. This (HeadHealthTECH Challenge) program is a prime example of the NFL's real push in this area."
"I understand the importance of being in camp but on the flip side, I've been in his position as a top-10 pick and I wanted my money, too," said Redskins cornerback Shawn Springs, the third choice in the 1997 draft. "Hindsight being 20-20, I would have liked to have been in camp, but then again, I enjoyed the money I got. I didn't show up until the last preseason game. It affects you because you have to jell, know the system and everybody has to get used to playing with you."