Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is scheduled to deliver the Dean's distinguished lecture Thursday at the Harvard School of Public Health. The title is ''Leadership on the Road to a Safer Game.'' After the weekend his league just experienced - seven concussions at a minimum, including two quarterbacks who went back into their games for seven and 12 more plays, respectively - it seems fair to ask whether his hosts at the prestigious program considered finding another speaker. To be fair, some very smart football people considered that total a sign of progress. Not the concussions, of course, but the fact that they were diagnosed and the players sidelined before any further damage was done. Not surprising, either, was the league's pronouncement that in all three cases it looked into - quarterbacks Jay Cutler of the Bears, Alex Smith of the 49ers and Michael Vick of the Eagles - it was satisfied that the proper protocol was follow...
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