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Detroit Lions Head Coach Jim Schwartz

NFL Passes Helmet Rule, Ends Tuck Rule

NFL owners passed a player safety rule Wednesday barring ball carriers from using the crown of their helmets to make forcible contact with a defender in the open field.

97.1 The Ticket–03/20/2013

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 30: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots walks to the sideline during a game with the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium in the second quarter on December 30, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NFL Could Eliminate Tuck Rule

The tuck rule could disappear from NFL games if owners approve a proposal from the competition committee to dump it.

97.1 The Ticket–03/15/2013

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