Originally posted by 9erfanAUS: When the hell does Goodell step down as commish?
Can you impeach a commissioner?
This guy sucks. I liked him at first when he started suspending guys like Tank Johnson and Pacman Jones, but since then he has done nothing but piss me off with his decisions.
I agree. I knew this guy was an idiot when he started with moving the probowl the day before the Superbowl. He's taking things to an extreme.Why don't you make them count to 3 before rushing? Fact is you want to make the game safer which is all fine but don't change the game experience for the fans in doing so. I agree that there shouldbe more focus on equipment modifications rather than changing the rules of the game. Also, these guys understand the risks they take, thats why they get paid what they get paid.
Originally posted by Joecool: Why not just create a different helmet. One that has a hard layer sandwiched between two soft layers to absorb the impact?
Even a half inch soft exterior layer over that hard layer would make a huge difference.
There are some who think that they should eliminate the hard helmet from the game. There would be a big drop off in the way guys throw themselves into people with no helmet to protect themselves.
They would definitely tackle with the shoulder a lot more...no different than how we played tackle at the park. Of course, you would have more bloody faces but it's nothing compared to concussion. Bloody face is just cosmetic.
It would be more like Rugby... would you keep the rest of the pads... or maybe just make them smaller?
I would just make a softer helmet with solid ear coverings to hold the facemask.
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