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How the NFL is cracking down on helmet hits with new rule

5 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

ATLANTA - The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmets is subject to ejection after an in-game video review that will be decided in New York. Al Riveron, the league's head of officiating, said a foul can be called regardless of where on...
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NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

5 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Still...
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NFL approves new rules on kickoffs, ejections

5 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

The NFL has approved new rules aimed at increasing player safety that will allow ejections to be reviewed and also provide new guidelines for kickoffs.
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Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

5 monthes ago   |   By The Morning Call

The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmet is subject to ejection after an in-game video review that will be decided in New York. Al Riveron, the league's head of officiating, said a foul can be called regardless of where on the body...
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Three takeaways from the Falcons' win over the Giants

Three takeaways from the Falcons' win over the Giants

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Giants coach Pat Shurmur 'wanted to be aggressive' on late two-point...

Giants coach Pat Shurmur 'wanted to be aggressive' on late two-point conversion attempt

Shurmur could see New York wasn't moving the ball well against Atlanta and took the opportunity to attempt to tack on points. Read more ...

Coach says Cardinals will not trade Peterson, despite report

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Lakers' Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn't harsher

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