Tag: New defenseless player rules

NFL owners unanimously pass three rule changes

Posted in News and Rumors on May 24, 2011 at 4:18 pm by

By a unanimous, 32-0 vote, the NFL owners passed three rule changes — or modifications — which deal directly with player safety. The rules that were addressed include the criteria of a defenseless player, the […] Read the full article »

NFL takes one step closer to flag football with “defenseless player” criteria

Posted in News and Rumors on March 17, 2011 at 8:57 am by

Remember the days when a defender could grab a quarterback and throw him to the ground? When a defender could land on the passer with all his weight? When there wasn’t a particular “strike zone” […] Read the full article »