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How many Oakland Raiders have the helmet with a computer in it?

It just might be a good idea for the Oakland Raiders to make sure each and every player has one.

It could provide data on head injuries, no matter how subtle or severe.

An NFL player does not have to guess about the number of blows to his head as there is now a helmet to help keep track of that data.

This B/R writer became aware of the NFL's "smart" Riddell helmet after listening to the presentation of the Pro Football Hall of Fame's guide, pictured above.

The helmet is loaded with a small computer that operates like a GPS system. 

It does the following:  

"It records the location, magnitude, duration and direction of up to 100 impacts.

"Data downloads wirelessly to desktop or laptop after the game or practice. Includes Riddell’s Red Zone Software for charting data. Includes 2 MX Encoder battery packs and battery charging station, MX Enc...

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