Will crown-of-helmet rule end days of...

Will crown-of-helmet rule end days of NFL 'tough guy'?

There are 1 comment on the NFL story from Mar 26, 2013, titled Will crown-of-helmet rule end days of NFL 'tough guy'?. In it, NFL reports that:

When the NFL Competition Committee passed the crown-of-helmet rule by a nearly unanimous vote last week, it became just the latest effort to improve player safety in an inherently violent game.

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Nick

Belleville, PA

#1 Mar 26, 2013
If the ball is on the 4 yard line and its first and goal and the ball carrier lowers his head at the 1/2 yard line and gets into the endzone and running into the defensive player there will be a 15yd penalty and no touchdown. But to make the game safer the running back will have to lift his head up and get his bell rung by the defense. I am sure the running backs appreciate this stupid rule. How many neck injuries will we see now? Rodger Goodell is an idiot!

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