NFL pad mandate doesn't fit needs; players plan to ignore it

May 23, 2012 Full story: Sporting News

Oakland Raiders cornerback Ron Bartell says he will ignore the NFL's mandate to wear knee and thigh pads starting in 2013.

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Laughing Bear Fan

Denver, CO

#1 May 24, 2012
Wearing pads should be optional. A good penalty would be having the players remove their cup for the remainder of the game if they are found playing without kneepads or thigh pads


Since: Jul 09

OG, "so cal."

#2 May 24, 2012
isn't removing the cup optional?
RAIDERS 2012!!!!

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