Proposed on-the-field rule changes

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  1. Swamp Donkey

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    I don't know how this isn't obvious. The spearing and head to head hits only became common after the age of leather helmets. remember those huge pads linebackers used to wear to support their necks so they could battering ram people?
     
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    Correct, I've said for years that if the NFL or NCAA wanted to protect the players then they should take away the hard helmet. :exactly:
     
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    Yet we are becoming Wussy Ball especially in the NFL.

    And Rugby came before American Football.

    We are going from Full Armor to Flag Football. It's like all or nothing.
     
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    We created rules about grabbing, even just touching, the facemask. We can do the same with the helmet and still have real football.

    That being said, it can't be a one way street. It can't be a foul for the defender to lower his head, but not the RB.

    But getting immediately thrown out is too much on some of these hits.
     
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    Why not just eliminate that type of helmet? Even amature boxing does not use a hard helmet.
     
    • itsgr82bag8r

      itsgr82bag8r Political Forum Fire Starter
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      I'd rather they take helmets away. Use your head at your own risk.

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