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May 30, 2019
Barry Wilner

Helmet tour: Seeking safest possible head protection

There probably never will be a perfect football helmet. That doesn’t mean manufacturers won’t chase that goal. A tour of the Riddell headquarters makes that absolutely clear. Innovation, imagination, analytics, all with advancements in the product and enhancements of player safety as the objective. Those advancements have occurred in this century at varied paces. Some improvements have developed over a period of years, while others — particularly nowadays with so many steps forward in technology and analytics — happened rapidly and will continue to do so.
May 20, 2019
WAOW

Packers, USA Football award NFL-funded grants to local youth, school-based football programs

The Green Bay Packers and USA Football recently awarded grants for new equipment, uniforms and other resources to several youth and scholastic football programs throughout Wisconsin. According to a press release issued by the team Monday, the grants provided the following resources from USA Football partners: football equipment from Riddell...
May 20, 2019
Baltimore Ravens

Ravens Outfit Local Youth Football Programs

Alongside the NFL Foundation and USA Football, the Ravens awarded equipment grants to 15 other Baltimore-area youth and school-based programs. Each equipment grant is valued at $1,000 and provides resources such as: tackle football equipment from Riddell, flag football equipment, uniforms, field and practice equipment, wearable technology from Catapult and more.
May 13, 2019
Carbon

Carbon #ProtectItAll Campaign Wins Two 2019 Marketers That Matter® Awards

Carbon is excited to share that our #ProtectItAll campaign won two 2019 Marketers That Matter® (MTM) awards in both the Marketing Campaign and the Driving Growth categories. These awards are recognition of our strong partnership with Riddell and, most importantly, show how true collaboration and innovative marketing can be used to help our customers succeed.
May 08, 2019
Boonville Daily News

Pirate helmets will take on a new look in 2019

The Boonville Pirates football team has already started on its new look for the 2019 season. "All of our kids wear a Riddell Revolution Speed or Riddell Revolution Speed Flex, which is a top rated helmet by the University of Virginia Tech study," Boonville Pirates football coach Greg Hough said.
May 03, 2019
Dalhousie University

SAFETY FIRST: FOOTBALL TIGERS SET TO PLAY SAFER AND SMARTER WITH FIRST‑IN‑CANADA HELMETS

Manufactured by Riddell, one of the top helmet makers in North America, the new helmets are a top-of-the-line, world-class model akin to what you’d see in the NFL. But what’s unique is that they contain sensors that monitor and record nearly each head impact, large or small.
May 01, 2019
Miami Dolphins

Dolphins, Baptist Health South Florida Donate Equipment To Reagan High School Football Teams

The Miami Dolphins and Baptist Health South Florida yesterday surprised the Ronald W. Reagan Doral Senior High School football team with equipment to help create a safer and healthier environment for their program. The donated equipment included Junior Dolphins and Baptist Health branded shirts, shoulder pads reconditioned by Riddell, down markers, tackling pads and dummies, a sled, cleats and Gatorade product.
April 24, 2019
Yale News

Team 147 to don high-tech helmets

As the Yale football team prepares for its 147th season in the fall, the Bulldogs are sporting new gear to help get their heads in the game. The Bulldogs locked in their class of 2023, ran a youth clinic-turned-annual-tradition in New Haven for local high school students and donned a new set of helmets — custom designed for each player to help minimize impact in a sport where concussion safety has become paramount. With the upgrade, Yale became the first school in the Football Championship Subdivision whose players are all equipped in helmets fit with customized technology from helmet-maker Riddell, which outfits most professional football players.
April 17, 2019
Dave Eminian

Cleve In The Eve: Peoria High spends a day with Peyton Manning in equipment heaven

Every year, Riddell helps out high school football programs with equipment under its “Smarter Football” grant. Peyton Manning is Riddell’s brand ambassador, and takes part in these giveaways. Riddell chose 10 other teams to each receive a $10,000 grant for their program. But the company chose only one team — Peoria High School -- for the elaborate equipment gifts and visit with Manning. The company proclaimed the Lions its “Team of the Future.”
April 08, 2019
Kennington Smith

Anderson District One high school athletic programs to receive equipment upgrades

Three high schools in Anderson District 1 are set to receive upgrades in athletic equipment. Anderson School District 1 purchased 90 new football helmets each for Palmetto, Powdersville and Wren high schools. Riddell made a presentation to the schools for rights to make their helmets and received the bid. According to the coaches, each helmet comes with a built-in system that gives impact data and warnings to coaches and trainers if a player sustains a hit that’s deemed dangerous.
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