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Proposed RB helmet rule is only fair

Defensive players have had to adjust for safety's sake, so offense should, too

Originally Published: March 19, 2013
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

[Editor's note: This column has been updated to reflect Wednesday's ratification of the rule change which now penalizes players for intentionally using the crown of their helmet to hit opponents.]

The most important news coming out of this week's NFL owners meetings doesn't involve Wes Welker's defection to Denver, Jeffrey Lurie's push for a Super Bowl in Philadelphia or the possible abolition of the "tuck rule." Instead, it's all about the league trying to legislate what running ...

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