NFL schools rookies on concussions

Updated: June 26, 2012, 8:40 AM ET
Associated Press

AURORA, Ohio -- Flanked by the shining helmets of all 32 NFL teams, the head physician for the Cleveland Browns warned some of the league's rookies about the dangers of concealing head injuries and concussions.

"Don't try to hide it," Dr. Mark Schickendantz cautioned. "A little ding is not just a little ding."

As part of a four-day retreat designed to ease their transition from college athletes to paid professionals, NFC rookies attended a seminar on health and safety Monday ...

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