One day after the NFL passed a rule to prevent players from leading with their helmets, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell explained the decision.

Our focus is how to take the head out of the game and make sure that we’re using the helmet as protection, and it’s not being used as a weapon, and that’s the core of what we’re focused on, and I think we made a tremendous amount of progress in that this week, Goodell said on the final day of the NFL meetings.
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Womens Jack Lambert Jersey Many current and former players spoke out against the rule after it was announced on Tuesday. The rule will penalize a player for lowering his head and leading with the crown of his helmet to initiate any contact with an opponent. The offending player will be penalized 15 yards and could be ejected from the game. Officials can use replay to determine whether a player should be thrown out.

Whether a player led with his helmet likely will be included in replay reviews for officials, though that hasn’t been decided yet.

It’s ridiculous, 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman told USA Today. Like telling a driver if you touch the lane lines, you’re getting a ticket. [It’s] gonna lead to more lower-extremity injuries.

Would the Jets have him shadow the opposing No. 1 receiver?

I think it all depends on matchups. We can play left and right or we can match him up to bigger guys or smaller guys depending on the game plan. [Morris] Claiborne and Buster [Skrine] do that as well, so we have a couple of multiple pieces that we can move around.
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On what he hopes wide receiver Terrelle Pryor brings: Competition. Hopefully he’s healthy and he’ll come in and repeat what he did two years ago. Obviously, two years ago he was a beast. He’s a big receiver. Womens   Jersey He’s very talented. Has a clean bill of health. I want to see him run around and create competition.

On running back Isaiah Crowell: We liked him in Cleveland for a while. He’s a very good runner. He’ll be a very good complement with Bilal [Powell] and with Eli [McGuire] back there. He can tote the ball and he’s very good out of the backfield at certain things and we plan on using him that way.

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