Brady Rule and More


Published: March 24, 2009


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I can see why my wife gets so confused by the NFL, with all these rule changes year after year. It seems like it is getting a little ridiculous with the kind rule changes, all aimed to protect QB. Football started out as a man's game and it's being turned into a pansy game. Here are the new approved rule changes for the upcoming season:

  • Defenders who are knocked to the ground no longer can lunge into quarterbacks if the play is still going on (Brady Rule).
  • The initial force of a blindside block can't be delivered by a helmet, forearm, or shoulder to an opponent's head or neck. An illegal blindside block will bring a 15-yard penalty.
  • Initial contact to the head of a defenseless receiver also will draw a 15-yard penalty.
  • On kickoffs, ...

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