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    Helmet Rule Passes

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...t-rule-passes/

    I don't see this working out well. The officials have enough to worry about.
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    I don't know how they are going to consistently call that..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rudyy View Post
    I don't know how they are going to consistently call that..
    agreed.. there's going to be a gray area with these calls.. I don't like it

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    I just don't see how in hell a game of football is going to be played from now on .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rudyy View Post
    I don't know how they are going to consistently call that..
    Yes, given how good they are with all of those holding calls
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    Quote Originally Posted by RoanokeFan View Post
    Yes, given how good they are with all of those holding calls
    Not to mention the defenseless receiver calls. And QB blow to the head calls. And pass interference calls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rudyy View Post
    I don't know how they are going to consistently call that..
    When I first heard about this, I hated the idea, but after reading through the proposed rule, It is only in the open field runners will get called for the lowering of the helmet. The goal line situations should remain the same.
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    Hopefully the "intention" part of it is extremely emphasized, even more-so than it is on defense. If it's even questionable, keeping the flag in the pocket needs to happen.

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    Actually it doesn't sound that bad. This will be for obvious/flagrant violations (we hope!)

    Here's an explanation:

    http://www.nflevolution.com/article/...-rule?ref=7215
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