New penalties -- Against other teams

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by peplaw06, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. peplaw06

    peplaw06 That Guy

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    As happens every year, the Competition Committee is considering some proposed rules changes at the Owners Meetings in Florida. In the past, we've seen rules implemented that specifically target actions taken on the field by Cowboys players. We have the infamous Roy Williams Horse Collar Rule, the Michael Irvin Offensive Interference crack down, and now the Committee is rumored to be considering a "no stiff arm" rule which can only be explained as targeting Marion Barber... There have been others aimed at the Cowboys, that I can't remember off the top of my head.

    So I figured we could start a petition with other penalties that should be considered by the committee which target other teams and their players.... I'll start.

    1) Anyone seen vomiting on the field will be taken out of the game for at least one play, and his team will be assessed a 15 yard penalty and loss of down, for the sheer embarrassment.
  2. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    Impersonating a QB will have the player ejected immediately and his team penalized 15 yards. ~ Jason Campbell Rule
  3. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    More like the J-Load Rule
  4. Woods

    Woods Well-Known Member

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  5. AmishCowboy

    AmishCowboy if you ain't first, you're last

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    The Hair Rule seems aimed at Troy P and Al Harris.
  6. The Rawhide Kid

    The Rawhide Kid Gunslinger

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    I've been waiting for some rule against the "Stiff Arm." Even though it's always been allowed, Barber used it a LOT this year, and was pretty nasty with it. I didn't expect the League to allow the offensive players the ability to grab a defender's facemask when the defender cannot do the same. I see where they're coming from, but I don't have to like it. At least it gives Barber the offseason to figure out a new move.:D
  7. peplaw06

    peplaw06 That Guy

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    That could be a Barber rule too.

    The only thing is that is a superficial uniform rule. They don't gain a competitive advantage by having their hair hang out of their helmet. The NFL doesn't like it when the Cowboys get any competitive advantage.

    The Salary Cap comes to mind.
  8. Verdict

    Verdict Well-Known Member

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    That is a great point. Making them cut their hair would not affect their ability to perform, unless they were like Sampson.
  9. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Well-Known Member

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    Erik Williams hands to the face rule.
  10. heavyg

    heavyg Active Member

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    I was one of the first if not the first to say there would be a MBIII rule. I got laughed at :bow: to me

  11. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

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    Here's some irony...remember that play against New England (I don't think I have to specify). MB3 used zero stiffarms, it was all balance and blocking.

    Though...this has to be a can you ban the stiff arm to the face? Trying to stiff arm any other part of the body would put you closer to the defender and likely mean a tackle...hmm hehe
  12. The Rawhide Kid

    The Rawhide Kid Gunslinger

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    First of all, what play was that, specifically?;)

    Second, your right. Not being able to stiff arm to the face negates the stiff arm's effectiviness greatly. If you try to stiff arm the chest, it just gives the opponent a better chance to grab you. We desperately need a smilie that consists of beating Goodell or something. Some of the rule changes are good, but some are down right :confused:
  13. Rampage

    Rampage Benched

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    barber doesn't grab the facemask he punches it.
  14. TX_Yid

    TX_Yid Well-Known Member

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    The "No video taping your superbowl opponents rule" for the Patriots?

    Oh. They already have that rule, they just barely enforce it. gotcha
  15. Maxmadden

    Maxmadden Well-Known Member

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    If I remember correctly you were 47th, but nice try.
  16. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    wait are we being serious about this stiff arm rule?
  17. heavyg

    heavyg Active Member

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    :p :p

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