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Darnell Dockett Unveils Menacing Facemask...

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by trickblue, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. trickblue

    trickblue Old Testament... Zone Supporter

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    Darnell Dockett Unveils Scary New Facemask Inspired by Freight Train

    Darnell Dockett‘s new facemask/visor combo is something to behold. If opposing offensive linemen weren’t already intimidated by the three-time Pro Bowler, they may be now. Dockett unveiled his new facemask model, named the “Freight Train,” at the Arizona Cardinals’ FanFest at University of Phoenix Stadium on Tuesday night.

    The facemask model, made by Bad- Masks, according to Yahoo!, looks part-bug, part-Bane from The Dark Knight and part-freight train. It has 18 diagonal bars, six horizontal bars and one vertical bar down the middle. All of that, topped with a rainbow visor, makes for a very unique look.


  2. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I think all visors should be clear so you can see your opponent's eyes. It's a big advantage to have your eyes hidden, IMO. Either they all have that advantage or none of them do.
  3. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    I'll lay odds the commissioner's office puts restrictions on what is and what isn't an "acceptable" facemask posthaste.
  4. trickblue

    trickblue Old Testament... Zone Supporter

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    Exactly... I thought you had to have permission from the NFL to wear a shield other than clear. I remember Jim McMahon had permission as he had a vision condition...

    I hope so... 'cause you know what's coming next. Everyone will want to design their own facemask...
  5. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    I think it looks stupid, and I also thought that the NFL did have visor restrictions unless there was a medical reason.... :confused:
  6. jimmy40

    jimmy40 Well-Known Member

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    seems like it would be unbelievably hot inside that thing.
  7. Kristen82

    Kristen82 Benched

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    I imagine the lens part would fog up pretty quickly.
  8. Phoenix

    Phoenix Well-Known Member

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    Yup - advertisements on it :D
  9. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    DARNELL DOCKETT ‏@ddockett 49m 1 reason I love this game is bc I can inflict physical, bodily harm to another individual in an environment which it is morally acceptable😁
  10. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    Million dollar athletes, I am sure for a couple a grand they can get a doctor's note. Not to mention with new turf surfaces using the rubber pellets the ground is much more of hazard than it was so I am willing to bet management is complicit as well if their star players wants a visor.
  11. WV Cowboy

    WV Cowboy Waitin' on the 6th

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    Anything to say, .. "look at me!"
  12. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    On the flip side though, you could use your eyes to make the opponent think you are doing one thing, and then do another....like looking off the coverage or something.

    I think it really shouldnt matter, if guys want to wear visors, they should be able to wear visors. I dont think theres much advantage.
  13. Thatkidbob

    Thatkidbob Member

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    I love that quote lol
  14. Nomad

    Nomad Active Member

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    Google Glass in the visor, to help him diagnose plays and whatnot.

    I think I would feel too claustrophobic in that thing, and it would get hot. You would end up taking it off all the time to see better or get some air.
  15. 187beatdown

    187beatdown Lack of Big Plays

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    I would need fog wipers on that thing.
  16. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    I think he meant "socially acceptable". Hopefully, that new facemask prevents concussions.
  17. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

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    I think this looks so stupid. Same with Ray Lewis, Ware's new facemask etc. Way too many bars.
  18. BAZ

    BAZ Drunken Mick

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    It's terrible. Reminds me of Bumble bee in the new transformers movies.
  19. FiveRings

    FiveRings Well-Known Member

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    Tuck wore pretty much exactly this one too, minus the visor.
  20. dogberry

    dogberry Well-Known Member

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    Would an Imperial Storm Trooper design be within NFL rules?

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