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Nick Foles Joins Exclusive NFL Club with Second Career Win over Tom Brady

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Nick Foles joined a very exclusive club on Thursday night after guiding the Chicago Bears to a 20-19 comeback win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Soldier Field in Chicago.

The win over the Bucs makes Foles only the fourth quarterback in NFL history along with Jake Plummer, Brian Griese and Cam Newton to have multiple career wins over Tom Brady without ever being on the losing side against the six-time Super Bowl champion.

To put the achievement into context, Brady has played 331 games between regular season and playoffs since he entered the NFL in 2000, losing just 77 of them. Of those 77 losses, only nine have come against quarterbacks Brady has never defeated and five of those nine have come against the Denver Broncos.

Foles’ first start for the Bears on Thursday night marked just the second time he and Brady had crossed path since Super Bowl LII, when the now Bears quarterback became only the second quarterback after Eli Manning to defeat Brady in a Super Bowl—Manning pulled off the feat twice, as the New York Giants won Super Bowl XLII and Super Bowl XLVI—and was named Super Bowl MVP after leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a surprise win over the New England Patriots.

Of the other three quarterbacks to register multiple career wins over Brady without ever losing to the three-time MVP, Plummer is the only one to have managed it three times. The second-round pick of the 1997 NFL Draft defeated Brady twice in the same season, as the Denver Broncos won 28-20 in New England in Week 6 of the 2005 season, before beating the Patriots 27-13 in the Divisional Round three months later.

The latter win snapped New England’s 11-game winning streak in the postseason and was the Broncos’ first playoff win

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VelocityEHS Obtains Exclusive Rights to University of Michigan 3D Software to Optimize Its …

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CHICAGO, Oct. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, today announced it has secured exclusive rights to sell and support the 3D Static Strength Prediction Program™ (3D SSPP™), an ergonomics job analysis and design tool developed by the University of Michigan Center for Ergonomics that quantifies biomechanical requirements during manual materials handling tasks. Based on over 50 years of research by the Center for Ergonomics, the software helps users analyze the biomechanical and static strength capabilities of employees in relation to the physical demands of the work environment to develop methods that prevent the risks that lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Together with VelocityEHS’ Humantech Ergonomics Solutions, the software further enhances how organizations can use the science of ergonomics to lower risk of injuries and improve workplace performance.

According to the 2019 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, overexertion—which includes lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, and carrying—is the top cause of non-fatal workplace injuries in the United States, accounting for 23 percent of all non-fatal workplace injuries and $13.11 billion in direct costs per year.

“Providing solutions that incorporate the Michigan 3D SSPP technology is just one more way VelocityEHS is defining the industry through workplace ergonomics,” said James Mallon, President of VelocityEHS’ Humantech. “By giving companies cutting-edge technology coupled with proven methods, their ergonomics improvement processes gain efficiency and help them focus on designing a better workplace. Now, with 3D SSPP, we offer the most comprehensive suite of assessment tools in the marketplace, furthering our drive to improve the lives of the working population.”

Developed by Don Chaffin, the Richard G Snyder Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Industrial Operations and Engineering and founder of the Center for Ergonomics at the University of Michigan, the 3D SSPP software predicts static