View Full Version : NFL Proposes To Change Tuck Rule

03-14-2013, 03:46 PM

Excerpt: "The change will make it so a player loses possession when he tries to bring the ball back to his body. (Yes, then Tom Brady's play should have been ruled a fumble in that case.) If the passer loses control while the ball is going forward, it's still incomplete. If he loses the ball while tucking, it's a fumble." Read more...

03-14-2013, 04:56 PM
Same article: "One other proposal includes not allowing runners to initiate contact with the crown of their helmet when they are outside the tackle box. This is sure to be a hot topic. "

03-14-2013, 05:58 PM
Thank god. This was one of the worst rules, IMO. It didn't make any sense and caused for too much of a grey area.