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Offline Zero2Cool  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, March 20, 2013 10:37:50 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: PackFanWithTwins Go to Quoted Post
It is illegal, just seldomly called.


Oh. I didn't know that. I didn't see in the rules and in a couple decades of watching football, never seen it called.
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#17 Posted : Wednesday, March 20, 2013 11:19:02 AM(UTC)
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I agree with this person.

2ruefan wrote:
OK.. One more time for clarification:

1) The rule does NOT STATE “cannot drop his pads”
2) The rule does NOT STATE “cannot lower his head”
3) The rule does NOT refer to not being able to “LOWER” anything.

It prohibits a RB from DELIVERING a BLOW to the defender with the CROWN of his helmet.. and only OUTSIDE OF THE TACKLE BOX at that.

Can we PLEASE stop saying it “prohibits lowering” anything? It doesn’t.



I also agree that this rule modification wouldn't have occurred without the former players suing the NFL for their head injuries that incurred when they voluntarily played the game of football for a lot of money.
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#18 Posted : Wednesday, March 20, 2013 12:34:28 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Oh. I didn't know that. I didn't see in the rules and in a couple decades of watching football, never seen it called.


Rule 12, Section2, Article 5
No player shall grasp the facemask of an opponent.

I can only recall a couple times. This is the last I know of. Should get called more.

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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was fined $5,000 for unnecessary roughness for an offensive facemask penalty he received against Chicago.

Peterson was fined by the NFL after he "unnecessarily grabbed his opponent by the facemask" in the third quarter.

Peterson was penalized 15 yards on the play when he tried to stiff-arm Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer.

It has been a tough week for Peterson, who on Saturday evening was ticketed by police after he was clocked doing 109 mph at Minnesota State Highway 62 and Gleason Road in Edina.
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