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Longtime Packers athletic trainer Pepper Burruss retiring

Burruss has been with the Packers the last 26 years, after spending the first 16 years with the Jets. The 65-year-old Burruss was named the the NFL Physicians Society’s Outstanding NFL Athletic Trainer in 2012, and his staffs were twice named athletic training staff of the year. He has also represented Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society on the NFL’s head, neck and spine medical committee.​


Texans Donate $25,000 to 2019 NFL Athletic Trainer Initiative

The Houston Texans presented a $25,000 check to their partner, Houston Methodist Hospital, as part of the 2019 NFL Athletic Trainer Initiative, aimed to improve health and safety at every level of sport. The check was presented at the 2019 Play Safe: Sports Medicine Summit this past weekend. The conference, partnered by the Texans, Houston Methodist, and GE had over 175 athletic trainers in attendance, impacting over 125,000 student-athletes across the state of Texas.

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Bowlen family selects Steve 'Greek' Antonopulos to serve as presenter at Pro Football Hall of Fame

The Bowlen family has selected longtime Broncos employee Steve "Greek" Antonopulos to serve as Owner Pat Bowlen's presenter when he is enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August.


Redskins Recovery Methods Aim to Reduce Injuries

“It’s more like restoration,” head athletic trainer Larry Hess told The Associated Press during a recent visit to the recovery room. “There’s things in here that are setting their body up to perform better in the weight room, to perform better in their meetings mentally. Mental preparedness. That’s where our advantage is.”


Vikings' Eric Sugarman Named Fred Zamberletti Award Winner

Minnesota Vikings vice president of sports medicine and head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman has been named the Fred Zamberletti Award recipient by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation. He will be recognized at the 12th Annual Minnesota Football Honors on Saturday, April 27 at U.S. Bank Stadium.


Chiefs’ Athletic Trainers Working to Improve Care for Local Prep Athletes

“We’re just trying to get the words ‘athletic trainer’ out to moms, PTAs, athletic directors, legislators, everyone,” said Rick Burkholder—the Chiefs’ Vice President for Sports Medicine and Performance. “Ideally, you’d love to have an athletic trainer at every sporting event in America. It’s about safety. Financially, some people want to cut it out because they think it’s a luxury."


What a typical in-season Monday looks like for Lions' medical staff

For roughly three hours on Sundays, NFL players put their bodies through the ringer playing one of the most physically demanding games in sports. Detroit Lions head athletic trainer Kevin Bastin described what Mondays are like in Allen Park when speaking to fans at Detroit’s annual Season Ticket Member Summit last week.


O’Neill Receives PFATS Distinguished Alumni Award

The Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society recognized Kevin O'Neill as one of the nation's best in his respected field earlier this week, after the organization honored FIU's Head Athletic Trainer with its Distinguished Alumni Award for 2019.


Redskins Training Staff Earns Ed Block Training Staff Of The Year Award

For their steadfast commitment and distinguished service to their club, community, and athletic training profession, the Washington Redskins athletic training staff has been named the 2018 Ed Block Courage Award NFL Athletic Training Staff of the Year.

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