Saints’ defensive coordinator says helmet rule comes down to how it’s officiated (1 Viewer)

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By Michael David Smith


The NFL is starting to offer some details about how the new rule against lowering the helmet to initiate contact will be enforced, but until we actually see which plays the officials flag and which plays they let go, we probably won’t know exactly what this new rule means.

Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen says that the video the league has distributed to give examples of penalties under the new rule offers some insight, but a play can look significantly different on replay than it looks on the field.

“When you watch some of the clips at normal speed, I don’t necessarily think I can recognize that there’s a foul occurring,” Allen told Larry Holder of the Times-Picayune. “Then when you slow it down you can see that it is. The interesting thing is how you’re going to officiate it.”

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