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Barry Milner (AP) / Baton Rouge Advocate
BEACH, Fla. — Taking another technological step forward, NFL owners approved a communication device for defenses Tuesday.
One defensive player will wear a helmet similar to what the quarterback is allowed on offense. Should that player leave the game, a teammate can be designated to also have the device. But only one defender with the device can be on the field at a time.
“We want to safeguard against a situation with two players on the field at the same time with the helmet communication,” said Atlanta Falcons president and competition committee co-chairman Rich McKay. Full Story – Advocatehttp://www.2theadvocate.com/sports/17217389.html