Well what can I say besides that the NFL will soon be a touch football league if they keep this up. I mean for crying out loud football is dangerous and anyone who plays knows this and are willing to take the risk to play and the more rules the owners come up with to “protect” the player just ruins the game of football in my opinion and I found the article about the rules on nfl.com.
NFL owners have passed four player safety rules for next season. One of them is the elimination of blindside helmet-to-helmet blocks.
The changes came Tuesday at the NFL meetings in California.
The new rules state that the initial force of a blindside block can’t be delivered by a helmet, forearm or shoulder to an opponent’s head or neck. An illegal blindside block will bring a 15-yard penalty.
Initial contact to the head of a defenseless receiver also will draw a 15-yard penalty.
On kickoffs, no blocking wedge of more than two players will be allowed. Also, the kicking team can’t have more than five players bunched together pursuing an onside kick.
So please tell me your feelings on these rules that are ruining the game of football.